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N Acetyl Cysteine Nac
Is it safe to take alpa lipoic acid, n-acetyl l-cysteine (nac) and milk thistle when prescribed quetiapine? The supplements i take for my liver.
Probably safe: Please speak with your own physician about this first. There are no problems with alpha-lipoic acid or nac and quetiapine, but there's a possible interaction with milk thistle. There's contradictory evidence aboutit increasing, decreasing, or having no effect on the liver enzyme system that processes quetiapine. In 1 human study milk thistle didn't affect these enzymes -- so with caution, ok. ...Read more
N-acetyl cysteine: N-acetyl cysteine is a unique medication that has been used for mucus thinning in a person afflicted with pneumonia or bronchitis. Inhaled in to one's bronchi, it breaks up mucus. NAC is also used as an anti-oxidant and as a kidney protecting intervention against radiocontrast dye. It is available from pharmacists with prescription and in hospitals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take n-acetyl-cysteine, is this okay to take daily - I am a heavy smoker cutting down and it seems to help my lungs (pain, mild mucus, breathless)?
Not a problem: That should not be an issue.Get a more detailed answer ›
I wish to try N -acetyl cysteine; I ve heard it eases anxiety and liver problems-is this true?
any side effects of using this [I ve lung issues]
Side effects: NAC is very safe for most people. It should not be used if you have asthma or a history of asthma or if you have a bleeding disorder as it can impair clotting. Other side effects include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Although it often chelates metabolites in the liver, it can cause liver toxicity and should be avoided if you have liver issues, take numerous medications or drink frequently ...Read more
Why: do you want to know? Why are you concerned about either compound. Perhaps if we know this we can give you a reasonable response. ...Read more
Not definite: no specific meds for glutamate dysfunction, anything available has a lot of side effects. ...Read more
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