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Default NAC and Schizophrenia

VIENNA, AUSTRIA -- October 16, 2007 -- N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), an over-the-counter remedy used as a mucolytic agent for some pulmonary conditions, may be of benefit in the treatment of schizophrenia, according to a team of Australian investigators who presented their findings at the 20th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress.

"The fact that NAC, a glutathione precursor, shows some promise may mean that glutathione deficiency is involved in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia," said principal investigator Michael Berk, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, presenting here on October 16.

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N-Acetyl Cysteine Plus Naltrexone in Methamphetamine Dependence
The goal of the proposed study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) in combination with naltrexone in methamphetamine dependence. https://www.druglib.com/trial/05/NCT00332605.html
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