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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-amino-3-(carboxymethylsulfanyl)propanoic acid
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ATC code R05CB03
PubChem 1080
Chemical data
Formula C5H9NO4S 
Mol. mass 179.195 g/mol
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Therapeutic considerations
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Carbocisteine is a mucolytic that can be used to help relieve the symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder COPD and bronchiectasis by allowing the sufferer to bring up sputum more easily.

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