What is Jarrow Formulas N-A-C?

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Generic name: N-Acetylcysteine NAC

Jarrow Formulas N-A-C is a brand of N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is an altered form of the amino acid cysteine, which is commonly found in food and synthesized by the body. It is used as a mucolytic, to correct abnormally low glutathione levels, and for paracetamol/acetaminophen overdoses.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 2
Depressed mood 1 0
Morgellons disease 1 3
Parkinson's disease 1 0
Support immune health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Jarrow Formulas N-A-C

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Jarrow Formulas N-A-C

Dosage Patients
1,000 mg daily 1
600 mcg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Jarrow Formulas N-A-C

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Jarrow Formulas N-A-C

Duration

Currently taking Jarrow Formulas N-A-C

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Jarrow Formulas N-A-C

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Jarrow Formulas N-A-C.