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Does nac really work if u trying to quit smoking?
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Dr. Carl Hebdon
Addiction Medicine
In brief: NAC? Probably Not
Does this term, nac, refer to n-acetyl cysteine, a potent antioxidant, or nicotine replacement therapy, a proven smoking cessation method? 'no' to the first meaning, (although there may be a small effect in withdrawl symptoms, but not cravings) and 'yes' to the second.
Nicotine replacement therapy (nrt) is a powerful tool in smoking cessation, if used judiciously and aggressively.

In brief: NAC? Probably Not
Does this term, nac, refer to n-acetyl cysteine, a potent antioxidant, or nicotine replacement therapy, a proven smoking cessation method? 'no' to the first meaning, (although there may be a small effect in withdrawl symptoms, but not cravings) and 'yes' to the second.
Nicotine replacement therapy (nrt) is a powerful tool in smoking cessation, if used judiciously and aggressively.
Dr. Carl Hebdon
Dr. Carl Hebdon
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
In brief: It might
No studies but it might.
It does reduce triggered (glutamine associated) cravings. I ususally recommend 600 mg bid.

In brief: It might
No studies but it might.
It does reduce triggered (glutamine associated) cravings. I ususally recommend 600 mg bid.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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