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L-Arginine Side Effects

L-Arginine is an amino acid used as supplement form and obtained naturally in the diet It appears as a white crystalline powder, and is necessary for the production of protein It can also help rid the body of ammonia (a waste product) and stimulate the release of insulin Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effectsMore about LArginine arginineConsumer resourcesProfessional resourcesRelated treatment guidesDisclaimer Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, uptodate and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect.

What Is L-Arginine?

Possible Side Effects of L-Arginine

Although L-Arginine generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects The side effects may:

GRAS Affirmation: Yes

Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) is an American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designation that a chemical or substance added to food is considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements L-Arginine is considered safe

Suggested Dosage

Special Populations Precaution

There is a lot of concern about diet and nutrition for these population, like Newborns, children, pregnant, sensitive to L-Arginine populations Better consult to your doctor if you would like to intake L-Arginine

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L-Arginine Side Effects

L-Arginine Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about arginine Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name L-Arginine

Applies to arginine: intravenous solution

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • This drug may cause tissue damage if the drug leaks from the vein Tell your nurse if you have any redness, burning, pain, swelling, blisters, skin sores, or leaking of fluid where the drug is going into your body

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects Call your doctor or get medical help if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away

These are not all of the side effects that may occur If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 You may also report side effects at http://wwwfdagov/medwatch

Some side effects of L-Arginine may not be reported Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice You may also report side effects to the FDA

More about L-Arginine (arginine)

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Drug Status

Availability Rx and/or OTC

Pregnancy Category No proven risk in humans

CSA Schedule Not a controlled drug

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