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Who should not take Acetadote?

You should not take Acetadote (acetylcysteine) if you have an allergy or previous anaphylactic reaction to the drug or any of its components. Be cautious about taking Acetadote if you have asthma, as the drug may trigger an asthma attack. People with a history of bronchospasms should also be cautious. Your doctor will determine if the benefits of using the drug outweigh the risks.

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