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acetylcysteine

Side Effects

List acetylcysteine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with acetylcysteine:

Common side effects of acetylcysteine:

Infrequent side effects of acetylcysteine:

  • Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseSevere
  • An Increase in the Secretions of the LungsLess Severe
  • Chest TightnessLess Severe
  • Clammy SkinLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Irritation of the Larger Air Passages of the LungsLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Runny NoseLess Severe
  • Throat PainLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of acetylcysteine:

  • BronchospasmSevere
  • Contact DermatitisSevere
  • Coughing Up BloodSevere
  • HivesSevere

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