16 patient evaluations for N-Acetylcysteine NAC

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Oct 19, 2008 (Started Jul 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: We didn't know, when we started, what to expect. The dyskinesia vanushed in the first week of two pills a week. Since then, I have stopped for two days and nothing happened, which discribes the dyskinesia as due to a build up toxins which I did not wait long enough to build back up again. I'm presently taking one pill a day. One doctor encouraged me, another doctor wanted nothing to do with this trial. NAC is available over the counter and often prescribed to break up mucus. That's a plus too! Nobody prescribed it to me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 4 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

Aug 23, 2008 (Started Feb 09, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 13, 2009 (Started Jan 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2009 (Started Nov 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (personal)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Side effects: personal

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

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

  • 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
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