ACETYLCYSTEINE (ACETADOTE) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ACETYLCYSTEINE

What is the Trade Name for ACETYLCYSTEINE

ACETADOTE

What is the Indication for ACETYLCYSTEINE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE ACETADOTE is indicated to prevent or lessen hepatic injury after ingestion of a potentially hepatotoxic quantity of acetaminophen in patients with acute ingestion or from repeated supratherapeutic ingestion (RSI). ACETADOTE is an antidote for acetaminophen overdose indicated to prevent or lessen hepatic injury after ingestion of a potentially hepatotoxic quantity of acetaminophen in patients with an acute ingestion or from repeated supratherapeutic ingestion (RSI) ( 1 ).

 

 

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