Can NAC (N-Acetylcysteine) Be Used for Noise-Induced Tinnitus That Happened Less Than 3 Months Ago?

Discussion in 'Support' started by JasonP, Feb 27, 2016.

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    1. JasonP

      JasonP Member

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      Does NAC only sometimes work immediately after noise induced hearing loss or tinnitus or can it be used months after? If so, what dosage per day and how long before I would "hear" results? Thanks guys for all your help.
    2. Cheza

      Cheza Member Benefactor

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      Barking dogs/stress
      NAC is generally taken as a preventative measure rather than something to correct what damage has already been done. In other words, let's say you have a dental appointment and you're concerned about noise exposure from the drill. You would take a double dose of NAC the day before and the day of the procedure. A lot of folks with tinnitus take NAC regularly just in case they might get exposed to loud noise. At least that's my understanding of it.

      This forum has a very long thread on NAC, here. Probably every question you might have about NAC is answered on it.
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