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How safe is nitric oxide?

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Dr. Govind Sharma
A Verified Doctoranswered
61 years experience
Nitric oxide: Nitric oxide supplemets are orovided by l-arginine , which in pharnaceutical grade should be taken on a emty stomach and in large doses.Some peo;ple cannot tolerate that dosage, but by far it is not known to be harmful.
Dr. Gary Ritholz
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Nitrous oxide?: I think you meant nitrous oxide. Long term exposure can cause vitamin B12 deficiency, neurologic consequences and reproductive side effects (in pregnant females). Fyi Nitric Oxide is a potent vasodilator.
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