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Table 3 Adverse events

From: Effect of N-acetylcysteine on exacerbations of bronchiectasis (BENE): a randomized controlled trial

Adverse event Control group (N = 80) N-acetylcysteine group (N = 81)
Epigastric discomfort 6 (7.5%) 8 (9.9%)
Abdominal pain 2 (2.5%) 2 (2.5%)
Vomit 4 (5%) 1 (1.3%)
Body odor 0 5 (6.2%)
Anorexia or nausea 8 (10%) 7 (8.6%)
Diarrhea 3 (3.8%) 1 (1.2%)
Rash 1 (1.3%) 2 (2.5%)
Dyspnea 5 (6.3%) 2 (2.5%)
Hepatic dysfunction 2 (2.5%) 3 (3.7%)