Description

Acetylcysteine is N-acetyl derivative of cysteine. Used as a mucolytic agent to reduce the viscosity of mucous secretions.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Acetylcysteine
R Respiratory system → R05 Cough and cold preparations → R05C Expectorants, excl. combinations with cough suppressants → R05CB Mucolytics
Acetylcysteine
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01X Other ophthalmologicals → S01XA Other ophthalmologicals
Acetylcysteine
V Various → V03 All other therapeutic products → V03A All other therapeutic products → V03AB Antidotes

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