NAC 600mg 360ct by Pure Encapsulations

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Pure Encapsulations


$ 85.10
$ 85.10

What Is It?

N-Acetyl-l-Cysteine (NAC) is a derivative of the dietary
amino acid l-cysteine. NAC has a high affinity for
lung tissue, which it supports through mucolytic and
antioxidant action. NAC also enhances glutathione
production and plays a role in heavy metal detoxification.*

Uses For NAC

Immune And Respiratory System Health: When mucus
thickens, it can become difficult to expel. Due to its sulfur
content, NAC is able to disrupt disulfide bonds, thinning
the mucus so that it, along with the trapped particles and
bacteria, are more easily expelled from the lungs. NAC is
a powerful free radical scavenger and thus supports
epithelial cell health and healthy cilia activity in the
respiratory tract. NAC is also a precursor to the
antioxidant glutathione. Supplemental NAC increases
tissue levels of glutathione. Lymphocytes, specific
components of the immune system, rely on glutathione to
function properly. Tissues enhanced with glutathione
support overall antioxidant protection and help to
maintain a healthy immune response. A multicenter,
randomized, double blind trial with 262 participants
indicated that NAC supplementation for 6 months
supported upper respiratory tract and immune system
health. A recent meta-analysis of 8 double blind, placebo
controlled trials provided additionalsupport for NAC's ability
to support respiratory tract health.*

Supports Heavy Metal Detoxification: Several studies
suggest that NAC administration to animals may help to
reduce mercury and cadmium accumulation in the
kidneys and liver and/or to moderate the effects of these
metals in these tissues. NAC may achieve these actions in
part by facilitating mercury removal from tissues,
promoting healthy glutathione levels, or protecting
tissues from peroxidation generated by heavy metals.*

What Is The Source?

Pure Encapsulations N-Acetyl-l-Cysteine is a syntheticallyderived,
free-form amino acid. The vitamin C (as ascorbyl
palmitate) is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and
palm oil.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

Individual results may vary. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
each vegetable capsule containsn-acetyl-l-cysteine (free-form) ...................................................... 600 mg.vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate)...................................................... 5 mg.
Pure Encapsulations recommends between 600-1800 mg per day, in divided doses, between meals. Pure Encapsulations NAC capsules come in both 600 and 900 mg capsules.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?Rare side effects may include nausea, vomiting, headache, dry mouth, dizziness, or abdominal pain. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?NAC may interact with nitroglycerin and metoclopramide. Consult your physician for more information.

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

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