What is NAC SUSTAIN?

Category: Supplements

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NAC SUSTAIN® is in a bilayer Quick Release / Sustained Release format of N-ACETYL-L-CYSTEINE (NAC), an antioxidant amino acid and a precursor to the critical antioxidant glutathione.

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Why patients stopped taking NAC SUSTAIN

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Doctor's advice 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped taking NAC SUSTAIN

Duration

Stopped taking NAC SUSTAIN

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0-1 month 1
1-3 months 2
2 years or more 1

Adherence


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1 patient evaluation for NAC SUSTAIN

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Zack 713
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Zack 713
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

See Zack 713's full NAC SUSTAIN history

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Feb 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Dry mouth at night)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I didn't feel that it was effecting me one way or the other

  • 0 helpful marks
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