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    n-acetylcarnosine

    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

    Tingling sensation

    Available Medicine for n-acetylcarnosine

    No medicine available

    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.


    Content on this page was last updated on 09 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)