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ACETYLCYSTEINE AS A MUCOLYTIC AGENT
Acetylcysteine is contraindicated in those patients who are sensitive to it.
ACETYLCYSTEINE AS AN ANTIDOTE FOR ACETAMINOPHEN OVERDOSAGE
There are no contraindications to oral administration of acetylcysteine in the treatment of acetaminophen overdose.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/29/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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