Acetylcysteine

Acetylcysteine Uses

Acetylcysteine is used for Lung Diseases (Emphysema, Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Pneumonia)

How Acetylcysteine Works

Acetylcysteine is used to help thin and loosen mucus in the airways due to certain lung diseases (such as emphysema, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia). This effect helps you to clear the mucus from your lungs so that you can breathe easier.

Common side effects of Acetylcysteine

Nausea, Vomiting, Acute Flushing, Erythema, Pruritus, Stickiness on Face, Transient Unpleasant Odor, Increased Bronchial Secretions, Throat Irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Rhinorrhea, Rash, Facial Edema, Bronchospasm, Wheezing, Nausea, Vomiting

Interaction

Drug : Activated Charcoal: Possibly adsorption and decreased effectiveness of oral acetylcysteine.

Nitroglycerin: Increased effects of nitroglycerin and possibly significant hypotension and headache.

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