Mucomyst

(acetylcysteine)

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Helps you to breathe easier.

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Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) is inhaled to clear mucus from your lungs.

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Quick facts about acetylcysteine
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (acetylcysteine)

Upsides

  • Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) is well-tolerated.
  • Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) is available in generic.
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Downsides

  • Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) has a smelly odor, which some people don't like.
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How it works

Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) beaks up mucus in your lungs.

Quick facts about acetylcysteine
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (acetylcysteine)

Used for

  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Thick mucus caused by other lung conditions

Dosage forms

  • Liquid
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What to expect when you take Mucomyst (acetylcysteine) for Clearing mucus

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  • Possible side effects
  • Runny nose
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chest tightness
  • Soreness and swelling of the mouth
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Risks and Warnings for Mucomyst (acetylcysteine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Asthma

    When you take Mucomyst (acetylcysteine), you might experience an increased amount of liquid mucus which can be hard to get rid of. If you have asthma, this might start an attack, so always have your rescue inhaler around in case this happens.