Disease Information for Acetylcysteine (Mucomyst/NAC) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anaphylactoid reaction/Non-IGE/Very first dose
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antidote/specific medication (example)
DRUG/Blocks conversion to toxic metabolites
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Acetyl cysteine, Acetylcysteine, Acetylcysteine chemical, Acetylcysteine (eyes), Acetylcysteine (eyes) (product), Acetylcysteine (eyes) (substance), Acetylcysteine (Obsolete), Acetylcysteine (paracet pois), Acetylcysteine (paracetamol poisoning treatment), Acetylcysteine (paracetamol poisoning treatment) (product), Acetylcysteine (paracetamol poisoning treatment) (substance), Acetylcysteine (product), Acetylcysteine (resp), Acetylcysteine (respiratory use), Acetylcysteine (respiratory use) (product), Acetylcysteine (respiratory use) (substance), Acetylcysteine (substance), ACETYLCYSTEINE PREPARATION, Acid Mercapturic, L Alpha acetamido beta mercaptopropionic Acid, L Cysteine N acetyl, Mercapturic Acid, N acetyl 3 mercaptoalanine, N Acetyl Cysteine, N Acetyl L cysteine, N Acetylcysteine, NAC, Brand name/Acetadote (Acetylcysteine IV), Britain-BNF/Cysteamine (Mercaptamine/Acetylcystein), Synonym/NAC (N-acetyl-cysteine/Mucomist)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

In Poisonings used primarily for blocking formation of toxic metabolites of acetominaphen, carbon tetrachloride, and INH hepatitis; Also as inhalant drug reverses nitroglycerine tachyphylaxis by recharging glutathione levels; oral preparation (IV preparation/Europe); Used for liquification of thickened bronchopulmonary secetions in pediatrics (cystic fibrosis/bronchiectasis)

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