- What other names is Tyrosine known by?
- What is Tyrosine?
- How does Tyrosine work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Tyrosine.
- Treating phenylketonuria (PKU), a condition in which people cannot make tyrosine from phenylalanine.
Possibly Effective for...
- Improving alertness following the loss of sleep.
Possibly Ineffective for...
- Treating moderate depression.
- Treating adult attention deficit disorder (ADD).
- Treating childhood attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stress, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), Parkinson's disease, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, impotence, schizophrenia, wrinkled skin, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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