How does N-Acetylcysteine function in our body to help against infections and oxidative stresses.
Reduces inflammation and cell damage.
WHO list of essential medicines: safest and most effective medicine needed in health system.
Used for acetaminophen/paracetamol overdose and to loosen thick mucus.
Appears to be safe in pregnancy.
How does NAC break disulfide bonds?
It increases the levels of glutathione in paracetamol overdose.
Role of glutathione in immunity and inflammation in the lung
Disulfide bond reduction of vWF
N-Acetylcysteine as an antioxidant and disulphide breaking agent: the reasons why
New Hampshire Been
February 21, 2022 at 8:32 pm
After learning about NAC in 2020 while following Dr Been’s excellent teaching lectures I eventually sought it out in hopes of adding it to my home med kit. By the time I did so I learned the FDA was removing it as an “over the counter”. How diabolical, taking away seemingly any and every option for prevention and treatment for the ravages of both Covid 19 and the damages from vaccines!