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Would Mucinex cause side effects after long term use?

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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?
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 in Lung and Chest disorders
 
 
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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