What disease is mucomyst (acetylcysteine) used for?

Use of Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) inhaled solution, is used to thin mucus in pulmonary or lung diseases that cause or are complicated by thick mucus. For example cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, bronchitis. It is also used, when administered orally, in the treatment acetominophen (tylenol) overdose.

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What is mucomyst (acetylcysteine) with regards to end stage liver disease?

Mucolytic agent. Acetylcystine or mucomist used to loosen the mucous but also used for Acetaminophen (tylenol), overdose in cirrhotics.