16 patient evaluations for N-Acetylcysteine NAC

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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.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 19, 2016 (Started Nov 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2015 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Support brain health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 15, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Neuroprotection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 7, 2014 (Started Dec 19, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I just finished what I bought of it (200g), don't know if I will buy any more.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 6, 2014 (Started Dec 19, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Found available in powder form from fitness supplement companies. Think it may help RLS and stop mental "over-revving".
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2012 (Started Apr 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 20, 2011 (Started Apr 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 22, 2011 (Started Oct 26, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 cap(s) Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2011 (Started Oct 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Aug 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just got lazy and stopped

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for immune)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It definitely helps with a lot of brain stuff associated with CFS... also helps when you have a cold... i don't use antihistamines so its a nice alternative....apparently it also helps your immune system
Side effects: nausea

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 17, 2009 (Started Apr 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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