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NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine) Supplements

Why NAC Is Coming Off Retail Shelves

9/23/2021
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Find out why some major retailers are no longer selling N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) supplements. See the ConsumerTips section of our NAC Supplements Review.

NAC and Lung Cancer

9/13/2021
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Was there a study that showed that animals given NAC developed lung cancer? Find out what research in animals suggested in the Concerns and Cautions section of our NAC supplements Review.

NAC & Body Odor

8/16/2021
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Can supplementing with N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) cause body odor? Find out in the Concerns and Cautions section of our NAC Supplements Review.

Sulfa Allergy to NAC?

7/23/2021
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Can people with a sulfa allergy (an allergy to sulfonamide drugs) use NAC, which contains sulfur? Find out in the Concerns and Cautions section of our N-Acetylcysteine Supplements Review.

GlyNAC vs. NAC

6/07/2021
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What is GlyNAC, how does it compare to NAC, and does it have anti-aging effects? Find out in the What It Does section of our N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) Supplements Review. Also, see our Top Picks for NAC.

NAC for Parkinson's?

7/15/2019
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A recent, preliminary study suggested that NAC (N-acetyl-cysteine) given orally and intravenously improved symptoms in Parkinson's disease patients. For details, see the What It Does section of the NAC Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for NAC as a powder, capsule, and tablet.

What NAC (N-Acetylcysteine)

12/03/2017
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NAC is both a supplement and a drug used to treat conditions ranging from flu and chronic bronchitis to compulsive behavior. A recent study evaluated its use in preventing kidney injury during angiography (imaging of blood vessels). Get the results and learn more in the "What It Does" section of the NAC (N-Acetylcysteine) Supplements Review >> Also see our top choices among NAC supplements.

NAC Reduces Compulsive Picking

3/25/2016
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A number of studies have shown that N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), a supplement with wide variety of uses, may also reduce compulsive behaviors. The most recent study showed significant improvement in adults with skin picking disorder. Details about this and other studies with NAC, and our ratings of NAC supplements, are found in the N-Acetyl Cysteine Supplements Review >>