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NAC for immunity and lung diseases:
* Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease, Cystic Fibrosis and IPE responds to treatment with NAC
* As a mucolytic, NAC helps treat the common cold, respiratory congestion and influenza
* Strong evidence for use as a chemoproventative agent, especially for those at high risk of melanoma
* Inhibits the growth of helicobacter pylori
Other conditions:
* NAC helps in treatment of Sjogrens Syndrome
* NAC Reduces Homocysteine levels
* Prevent complications from kidney disease
Side Effects and Cautions:
* NAC can reduce copper levels in the body when using for more than 6 weeks. It is suggested the use of
copper supplements when using NAC long term would be beneficial.
* The smell of NAC can be offensive to some. Drinking though a straw can help with this
* Nitroglycerine : (used in some instances for heart problems) cannot be used with NAC

Activated Charcoal:
avoid taking NAC at the same time as it nullifies the
effect of charcoal

* Take on an empty stomach for best results. Some studies have shown taking 1gm of Vit C with NAC will
assist in the production of GSH
* COPD and other chronic lung conditions: 3 gram in divided doses
* Acute respiratory infections: 1 gram twice daily
* Liver clearance and Homocysteine: up to 2 gram

Health Wise N-Acetyl-Cysteine

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