Disease Information for Acetylcysteine (Mucomyst/NAC) inhaled/adm

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anaphylactoid reaction/Non-IGE/Very first dose
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Mucolytic pulmonary medication/inhaled
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/Mucomyst (Acetylcysteine), Brand name/Mucosil-10 (Acetylcysteine), Brand name/Parvolex (Acetylcysteine) inhalation, Synonym/NAC (N-acetyl-cysteine/Mucomist)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose QID Medication
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Inhaled/aerosolized medication (example)
Definition

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

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