Cysteine; L-Cysteine; N-acetylcysteine; NAC 

A drug usually used to reduce the thickness of mucus and ease its removal. It is also used to reverse the toxicity of high doses of acetaminophen. Also called N-acetyl-L-cysteine.


Acetylcysteine Systematic (IUPAC) name (R)-2-acetamido-3-mercapto ...
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