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Used for sticky mucus due to irradiation overdose in the treatment of throat cancer. This is very effective in thinning the mucus so that the patient can cough to clear his lungs, a bit like in a cystic fibrosis patient. The patient does not have an epiglottis, so he has a continual problem of mucus and food leaking into his larynx. His lungs are very congested and we find that the aceylcysteine ...

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Has ANYONE used this for Trichotillomania? Did it help any or not?

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Anonymous | 19-24 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
11/30/2017
Condition: An Increase in the Thickness of Lung Secretions
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Gilz | 45-54 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Caregiver
11/12/2013
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Used for sticky mucus due to irradiation overdose in the treatment of throat cancer. This is very effective in thinning the mucus so that the patient can cough to clear his lungs, a bit like in a cystic fibrosis patient. The patient does not have an epiglottis, so he has a continual problem of mucus and food leaking into his larynx. His lungs are very congested and we find that the aceylcysteine effervescent to be very effective in breaking up the mucus. We would prefer to use an inhaler but it is not available in the UK.

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WILBUR | 75 or over | Male | On medication for less than 1 month |
9/10/2013
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bill | 55-64 | Male | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
8/16/2013
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have been using it for over 2 years it really helps my breathing ability but have been having a real hard time with the manufacturer backorders

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Anonymous | 55-64 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
3/2/2013
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