Msm (Methylsulfonylmethane)

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How does Msm (methylsulfonylmethane) work?

MSM might supply sulfur to make other chemicals in the body.

Are there safety concerns?

MSM appears to be safe for most people when taken by mouth for a month or less. In some people, MSM might cause nausea, diarrhea, bloating, fatigue, headache, insomnia, itching, or worsening of allergy symptoms.

There isn't enough information to know if MSM is safe when applied to the skin, as in creams, lotions, or nose drops.

Do not use MSM if:
  • You are pregant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Msm (methylsulfonylmethane).

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For osteoarthritis: 500 mg three times daily up to 3 grams twice daily.

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