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What other names is Mgn-3 known by?

Biobran, Hemicellulose Complex with Arabinoxylane.

What is Mgn-3?

MGN-3 is a product made by combining rice bran with chemicals from the shiitake, kawaratake, and suehirotake mushrooms. It is used as a medicine.

MGN-3 is used for boosting the immune system to improve the body's defenses against disease; preventing and treating cancer; and treating AIDS and other immune disorders, hepatitis, diabetes, and chronic fatigue syndrome.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking a court order to block the marketing of MGN-3 by Lane Labs. The complaint charges that MGN-3 is an unapproved drug product promoted as treatment for cancer and HIV infection.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • AIDS.
  • Hepatitis.
  • Diabetes.
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • Boosting immune function.
  • Preventing and treating cancer.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of MGN-3 for these uses.

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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