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Would Mucinex cause side effects after long term use?

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Posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2018 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: I have mild bronchiectasis. While at the doctors office I met a PA who also had bronchiectasis. He said he takes Mucinnex to break up the mucus. Us Mucinnnex safe to take everyday?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 59 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, it is safe to take daily.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on HealthcareMagic.
I can understand your concern.

Mucinex is having N acetylcysteine (NAC).
NAC is a Pulmonary antioxidant, mucolytic and expectorant drug.
It is safe for long-term use.

So you can use it daily without worrying.
Hope I have solved your query.
I will be happy to help you further.

Wish you good health.
Thanks.


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