Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Finasteride, Tadalafil and N-acetyl Cysteine (nac). This does not mean the potential for an interaction does not exist, however. There is often a lack of studies and data surrounding traditional medicine, especially concerning drug interactions, so it is important to always consult your provider before making any changes to your medication regimen.

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Pharmacist Analysis

N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) has a number of potential interactions with several types of drugs.

This includes:

  • Activated charcoal
  • Anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs
  • Antihypertensive drugs
  • Chloroquine
  • Nitroglycerin

All of these interactions are explained in detail on our individual drug-herbal interactions pages.

While there are no known interactions between NAC and the drug in this interaction inquiry, it is important to note that there simply may have a lack of studies to better understand potential issues.

Always let your doctor know about all the drugs and supplements you are taking.


N-acetyl Cysteine (nac) Overview

N-acetyl Cysteine (nac) N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is derived from the amino acid cysteine. It is used as a prescription medication to treat acetaminophen overdose and to help thin mucus in people with certain respiratory conditions. It is also used as a dietary supplement. NAC has a number of potential health benefits. It is a source of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione, which is important for protecting cells from oxidative stress and supporting immune function. It also may have anti-inflammatory effects and studies show it may support healthy brain function. It is generally considered safe to take NAC supplements in recommended doses.
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N-acetyl Cysteine (nac) - More Interactions

N-acetyl Cysteine (nac) interacts with 288 drugs

Interaction Rating Key

These severity listings are for informational use only. Never start, stop or otherwise change your therapy before speaking with your provider.

Major The combined use of these agents is strongly discouraged as serious side effects or other negative outcomes could occur.
Moderate Use cautiously under the care of a healthcare professional or avoid this combination. A significant interaction or negative outcome could occur.
Minor Be aware that there is a chance of an interaction. Watch for warning signs of a potential interaction.
Unknown No interactions have been reported or no interaction data is currently available.

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DISCLAIMER: Currently this does not check for drug-drug interactions. This is not an all-inclusive comprehensive list of potential interactions and is for informational purposes only. Not all interactions are known or well-reported in the scientific literature, and new interactions are continually being reported. Input is needed from a qualified healthcare provider including a pharmacist before starting any therapy. Application of clinical judgment is necessary.

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