Acetylcysteine - AstraZeneca

Drug Profile

Acetylcysteine - AstraZeneca

Alternative Names: Mucomyst; N-acetylcysteine; N-Acetylcysteine - AstraZeneca; NAC; NAC - AstraZeneca

Latest Information Update: 05 Aug 2004

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At a glance

  • Originator AstraZeneca
  • Class Antibronchitics; Expectorants; Reducing agents; Small molecules; Sulfur amino acids
  • Mechanism of Action Antioxidants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.


Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Bronchiectasis; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cystic fibrosis; Dry eyes; Poisoning

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 31 Dec 2002 Launched for Bronchiectasis in Australia (Inhalation)
  • 31 Dec 2002 Launched for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Austria (PO)
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