2 patient evaluations for N-Acetylcysteine NAC with a side effects rating of Severe

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Dec 2, 2016 (Started Nov 12, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Sleepiness, Overwhelming fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Got more and more fatigued. It crept up on me, so took me a good while to realize it was the NAC causing it. Already housebound, but became more or less bedbound within three-four weeks. The last week before I realized the culprit I slept for a whole week and could not take on anything. Awake for only hours at a time. Got back to normal within two days after I stopped. Same reaction as when I tried MSM but slower/less obvious.

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Jul 31, 2009 (Started Jan 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Decreased respiratory function)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Decreased respiratory function

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