Without a Prescription
Acetylcholine is prescribed after an acetaminophen overdose to prevent liver damage.
Acetylcholine is a drug that loosens and thins mucus in the lungs.
Acetylcholine is prescribed to make breathing easier in patients with:
- Cystic fibrosis;
- Lung problems;
Acetylcholine is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If you have an unusual or allergic reaction to acetylcysteine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- If you have asthma;
- If you have breast-feeding;
- If you have lung blockage;
- If you have pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
- If you have stomach ulcer or varices;
Drink water as directed. This will help to loosen and thin mucus.
If you are using a nebulizer at home, make sure you understand how to use it properly.
Inhalations of Acetylcholine can leave a sticky film in your mouth and on your face.
Rinse with water after each treatment.
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if you get worse.
Acetylcholine side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;
- Breathing problems;
- Changes in taste;
- Chest tightness, pain;
- Coughing up blood;
- Mouth sores;
- Nausea, vomiting;
- Runny nose;