Methylsulfonylmethane vs Nac

Methylsulfonylmethane
(OTC)
Nac
(OTC)
Methylsulfonylmethane is an alternative medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.3
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.4
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
47,774 Discussions
41,783 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Hair Loss
#2 for Arthritis
#3 for Acne
#4 for Joint Pain
#5 for Allergy
Our data suggest that some patients take Methylsulfonylmethane for Hair Loss, Acne and Allergy, although this is not an approved use. In addition, it is approved for Arthritis and Joint Pain.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Tiredness
#2 for Acne
Nac is approved for Tiredness and Acne and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Met
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
5
Itching
5
Cramping
2
Nausea
2
Bloating
2
Stomach Problems
1
Migraines
1
Eczema
1
Tingling
1
Nac
Depression
8
Weight Gain
5
Cancer
5
Weight Loss
3
Liver Damage
3
Nausea
3
Hangover
2
Irritability
2
Bloating
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
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Weight Gain
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5
5
Weight Loss
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Nac
5
3
Itching
Met
Nac
5
0
Cramping
Met
Nac
2
0
Nausea
Met
Nac
2
3
Bloating
Met
Nac
2
2
Stomach Problems
Met
Nac
1
0
Migraines
Met
Nac
1
0
Eczema
Met
Nac
1
0
Tingling
Met
Nac
1
0
Depression
Nac
Met
8
0
Weight Gain
Nac
Met
5
5
Cancer
Nac
Met
5
0
Weight Loss
Nac
Met
3
5
Liver Damage
Nac
Met
3
0
Nausea
Nac
Met
3
2
Hangover
Nac
Met
2
0
Irritability
Nac
Met
2
0
Bloating
Nac
Met
2
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nac
Met
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Nac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Methylsulfonylmethane and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Nac and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 500 mg, 1000 mg
Tablet: 1000 mg, 1500 mg
Capsule: 600 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Methylsulfonylmethane
Ingredients not available
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Methylsulfonylmethane and Nac: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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