, such as carbocysteine and N-acetylcysteine, reduce exacerbations and improve QoL in COPD patients not treated with ICSs.
It is widely used in medicine because of its preservative, antioxidant, and mucolytic
Inhaled corticosteroids or brief time systemic corticosteroids, oxygen supplement therapy, mucolytics
; chest physiotherapy, appropriate antibiotics, and morphine are components of the treatment.
agent such as "N-acetylcysteiene" was used to improve mucosal clarity.
N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) is a mucolytic
, anti-inflammatory, and hepaprotective agent used as a powerful antioxidant to protect cells [1, 2] and to treat diseases such as cancer, neuropsychiatric disorders, and cardiovascular diseases, among others [3, 4].
Moreover, fisetin also demonstrated an added therapeutic potential as a possible mucolytic
Conlon, "Low relative abundances of the mucolytic
bacterium Akkermansia muciniphila and Bifidobacterium spp.
Dijkman, "In vitro effect of a mucolytic
thiol agent on the activity of polymorphonuclear leucocyte elastase and antileucoprotease," Thorax, vol.
"In case of inclusion of these samples with treatment by Petroff's method (with sodium hydroxide as a mucolytic
agent), there are chances to increase the numbers of AFB positive cases.
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a well-tolerated and safe medication that has been used for several decades as a mucolytic
agent and for the treatment of numerous disorders such as acetaminophen intoxication (4,5).
Phytobezoars, on the other hand, can be treated medically with motility stimulating, enzymatic, pro-kinetic, and mucolytic
agents as well as endoscopically by fragmenting them with snares and forceps.