oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - N-acetylcysteine : product like : ACC®200 : S2 talk : package insert
|Article Title||N-acetylcysteine : product like : ACC®200 : S2 talk : package insert|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Winter 2008|
The active ingredient of this product was initially developed and used to reduce fatal liver damage after paracetamol overdose and it can still be used very effectively for this indication. It also possesses mucolytic properties that effectively make thick sputum more liquid or thinner in order to assist in expectoration. The only contra-indications are asthma and gastric ulcers.
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