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Acetylcysteine: To treat pulmonary fibrosis  
Abstract:  This handout explains acetylcysteine, a supplement used to help reduce lung damage from oxidation. Included are usual doses, where to buy it, and possible side effects.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, May 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
General Topics:  Respiratory Disorders; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Supplements; Side Effects; Medication Teaching; Medication Information; Medication; Lung Disorders; Lung
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3854

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