What is Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine?
Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine is an amino acid that is a precursor to glutathione, the body’s most powerful antioxidant, and helps promote optimal detoxification. NAC is heavily researched for its role in optimizing lung health and is also used for rapid recovery after workouts. It is also beneficial for protection against normal exposure to heavy metals.*
What are the benefits of Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine?
N-Acetyl Cysteine helps to maintain proper levels of the antioxidant glutathione, support the natural detoxification process and muscle recovery after exertion, protect against normal exposure to heavy metals, and support healthy lung function.*
What is the recommended dose?
One to two capsules per day is recommended.
When should I take it?
This supplement should be taken at meals, with food.
Can it be taken with thyroid medications?
Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine should be taken at least 30 to 60 minutes away from thyroid medications. Testing your thyroid hormone levels every 30-90 days to see if a medication adjustment is needed, is recommended.
How long can I take Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine for?
Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine can be taken for 3 months to 2 years.
Should I avoid Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine if I am allergic to Sulfa drugs?
Sulfa (a medication) and sulfur/sulphur (a compound) are different. Since N-Acetyl Cysteine is a sulfur/sulphur-based supplement, it should not be taken by those who are sensitive to sulfur/sulphur. However, N-Acetyl Cysteine does not contain Sulfa.
Are there any side effects that I should be aware of when taking Pure N-Acetyl Cysteine?
N-Acetyl Cysteine may cause diarrhea. Taking it with food may lessen the likelihood of this reaction.
Do not use if you have a sulfur sensitivity, are prone to fainting, or if you are allergic or sensitive to any of the ingredients in this supplement. Use with caution if you have a CBS gene variation.
Discontinue use at least two weeks prior to undergoing surgery.
Consult with a doctor before use if pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have asthma.
DO NOT TAKE if taking the following medications: ACE inhibitors, activated charcoal, anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs, antihypertensive drugs, blood thinners, chloroquine, nitroglycerin, metoclopramide, and/or anticancer agents.
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