NAC Has Limitations in Easing Patients’ Skin-picking Behavior, Small Study Finds

NAC Has Limitations in Easing Patients’ Skin-picking Behavior, Small Study Finds

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NAC Has Limitations in Easing Patients’ Skin-picking Behavior, Small Study Finds

N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) may help to reduce skin-picking behavior in some people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), but many patients do not benefit from NAC treatment, a new study found. “NAC should continue to be considered as a treatment option for skin picking in PWS as over a third of severely affected patients profited, but our results offered limited efficacy compared with prior studies,” its researchers wrote. The study, “N-Acetylcysteine provides limited efficacy as treatment option for…

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