Glutathione is a tripeptide synthesized from glycine, glutamic acid, and cysteine. It is produced naturally by the liver. It is also found in fruits, vegetables, and meats. It is an intracellular antioxidant and essential for life. 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.
Diseases that weaken the body’s defense system, memory loss, Parkinson’s disease.
Glutathione is also used for maintaining the body’s defense system (immune system) and
fighting metal and drug poisoning (chelator for lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic). Reducing
side effects of chemotherapy, liver disease and damage (liver metastasis, liver cirrhosis,
Starting dose 500mg per infusion; usual dosage is 2000-3000mg. Doses as high as 10,000mg
are well tolerated.
Treatment time/desired push rate: 1500mg IVP over 10 minutes
Frequency: GSH can be administered up to 2-3 times per week
Glutathione supplementation is relatively safe. Caution is taken for people with sulfite
sensitivities and patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments.
Special Precautions & Warnings: Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about
the use of glutathione during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
No documented information for GLUTATHIONE Interactions
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