Information about n-acetylcarnosine

n-acetylcarnosine Uses

n-acetylcarnosine is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How n-acetylcarnosine works

N-Acetylcarnosine belongs to a class of medications called anti-oxidants and is similar to naturally occurring substance called L-carnosine in the eye. It prevents and reverses the hardening and clouding or discoloration of the eye lens thereby preventing and treating age-related cataracts.

Common side effects of n-acetylcarnosine

Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
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Expert advice for n-acetylcarnosine

  • You may experience mild stinging upon instillation of the eye drops. Seek immediate medical attention if the stinging sensation becomes too uncomfortable.
  • If you wear contact lenses, remove them and wash your eyes with water before instilling the eye drops. Insert you contact lenses back after 15 mins.
  • Tell your doctor if you taking any prescription or non-prescription eye-drop medications
  • Inform your doctor about any prior or planned eye surgery.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • Do not take if allergic to N-acetylcarnosine or any of its ingredients.


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