acetylcysteine


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acetylcysteine

[ə‚sed·əl′sis·tē‚ēn or ‚tēn]
(pharmacology)
HSCH2CH(NHCOCH3)COOH Crystals with a melting point of 109-110°C; used as a mucolytic drug.
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Positive assays would require confirmatory quantitative serum determinations to evaluate the need for antidotal therapy with acetylcysteine.
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