Acetadote Solution For Injection 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Acetadote: Solution for injection (200mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ACETYLCYSTEINE (a se teel SIS teen) is used after an acetaminophen overdose to prevent liver damage.

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Acetadote 200mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 662200207
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acetaminophen Overdose

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (GPC), Nephrotoxicity Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Acetadote 200mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Acetadote 200mg/ml Solution for Injection

Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Swelling Incidence:
1.2-1.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
4.1-4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
6.1-7.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Flushing Incidence:
6.1-7.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
7.9-17.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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