Acetylcysteine (acetylcysteine): Reviews and patient testimonials


Medication indications

Acetylcysteine 200mg Powder for Oral Solution

Mucolytic adjuvant in the therapy of respiratory disorders associated with thick, viscous, mucus hypersecretion.

Acetylcysteine 200mg/ml Injection

N-acetylcysteine is indicated for the treatment of paracetamol overdose in patients:

a) who have taken a staggered overdose irrespective of plasma paracetamol level. Staggered is defined as an overdose where the paracetamol was ingested over a period of 1 hour or more; or

b) where there is any doubt over the time of the overdose, irrespective of plasma paracetamol level; or

c) who present with a plasma paracetamol level on or above a line joining points of 100mg/L at 4h and 15mg/L at 15h (see below nomogram).

Route of administration: Injectable, Oral
Molecule: acetylcysteine

Patients' opinions on Acetylcysteine

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General satisfaction level: 3.50/10 Learn more

Treatment's effectiveness: 5.50/10 Learn more

Ease of use: 5.50/10 Learn more

Adherence to prescription: 5.50/10 Learn more

Detected side effects: 3.00/10 Learn more

Improvement in the quality of life: 8.50/10 Learn more

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