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How does Glutathione work?

Glutathione is involved in many processes in the body, including tissue building and repair, making chemicals and proteins needed in the body, and for the immune system.

Are there safety concerns?

Glutathione may be safe for most adults, but the potential side effects are not known.

Do not use glutathione if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have asthma (do not inhale glutathione).

Dosing considerations for Glutathione.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

  • Healthcare providers give glutathione intravenously (by IV) along with chemical cancer treatments (chemotherapy) to reduce some of the unwanted side effects of the chemotherapy.

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