In this Article
- What other names is Glutamine known by?
- What is Glutamine?
- How does Glutamine work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Glutamine.
Avoid using more than 40 grams of glutamine daily.
Do not use glutamine if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have severe liver disease with difficulty thinking or confusion.
- You are allergic to monosodium glutamate (MSG), also known as "Chinese restaurant syndrome."
- You have mania, a mental disorder.
- You have seizures.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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