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Too much l lysine affects vision?

Too much l lysine affects vision?

No effect: Lysine is a non-essential Amino Acid and the body can handle it well. The eye takes in what it needs and leaves the rest in the blood stream. No sure why you would over-indulge in lysine but any changes in your eyesight are from some other cause. ...Read more

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Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more


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Are there any side effects of l-lysine?

Are there any side effects of l-lysine?

High doses, maybe: Deficiency symptoms might include stomach cramps, diarrhea, hair loss weight loss, poor concentration, reproductive problems, kidney stones. It can interact with a number of antibiotics to lethal effect. It could cause severe allergic reactions, (swelling of lips and tongue, or throat closure, difficulty breathing) old people need it more than young. Athletes use it. ...Read more

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Can I use aciclovir and l-lysine together.

Can I use aciclovir and l-lysine together.

Yes: Both Acyclovir (it's cousin valcylovir or valtrex) and the Amino Acid l-lysine are all common treatments for cold sores and should be safe to use together. Follow the directions of your doctor or the bottle's label. ...Read more

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How much l-lysine should I take to lose weight?

How much l-lysine should I take to lose weight?

L-lysine lose weight: L-lysine, an Amino Acid helps convert fatty acids to energy, Evidence isn’t strong enough to show that it is a powerful fat burner to help lose weight. To Lose weight ?Understand your hunger cues ?Control the impulse to eat when you are not hungry Do not just eat, eat slow, converse with family and friends. ?Exercise daily ?Manage your stress ?It is not WHAT you eat ?IT IS WHAT is eating you! ...Read more

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What dosage of l-lysine should you give to a child 9 yrs old?

What dosage of l-lysine should you give to a child 9 yrs old?

Supplement: of this essential amino acid is required if diet is inadequate giving milk cheese an green sprouts are very rich in this amino acid if you are vegan ,the dose for your 9 yr old is 40-60mg/kg /day ...Read more

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What is L-lysine?

What is L-lysine?

An amino acid : That is essential ,meaning the body must take it in an can't make it from other amino acids. ...Read more

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How many l lysine a day?

How many l lysine a day?

L (levo) lysine...: ...is a natural amino acid, present in greater or lesser amounts in all proteins. Sold as a health supplement, but there are no proved benefits. Sometimes recommended by some non-scientific sources for herpes, but lysine has no benefit in treating or preventing herpes outbreaks. The dose probably doesn't matter much; take whatever the label says. It would be difficult to take enough to be harmful. ...Read more

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Do l-lysine works for herpes?

Do l-lysine works for herpes?

It does not: Tissue culture studies show that the yield of herpes simplex is lower with more lysine but only lower, not inhibited from growing. ...Read more

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Is it OK to take l lysine with Amoxicillin?

Is it OK to take l lysine with Amoxicillin?

Yes: Wise to ask to be sure. L-Lysine is a very benign substance, an amino acid that we get in our diet every day. It's not known to interact with pharmaceuticals except one type- aminoglycoside antibiotics like gentamycin. But it's perfectly safe to take Lysine with Amoxicillin. It's also wise to take probiotics, esp. Sacchromyces boulardii. See https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/lysine ...Read more

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L-lysine ok when pregnant to fight sickness?

L-lysine ok when pregnant to fight sickness?

Best not: According to the natural medicines comprehensive database on complementary and alternative medicines, insufficient data are available on use in pregnancy, thus use should be avoided. ...Read more

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Should I be taking L-Lysine if I do not have a deficiency in it?

Should I be taking L-Lysine if I do not have a deficiency in it?

Sage Suggestion: It sounds like you already know the answer. If you do not have a deficiency of L Lysine there is no reason to take it. Lysine is an amino acid used to treat cold sores. There are other OTC and prescription meds that can treat Herpes Simplex viruses better. Lysine has not been approved by the FDA for HSV suppression. Go on line to read about natural sources of Lysine from food. ...Read more

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Why do I have to stop taking L-lysine, VitD3, and Ultra Mag a week before my surgery?

Why do I have to stop taking L-lysine, VitD3, and Ultra Mag a week before my surgery?

Check with provider: Often the surgeon recommendation is to stop supplements before a surgery in order to reduce any adverse events. Sometimes there is a worry about drug to supplement interactions. If you feel you need these during surgery then ask you provider for the specific reason not to take them and you might work out a solution ...Read more

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Is l-lysine safe to take during pregnancy?

Is l-lysine safe to take during pregnancy?

Probably- moderation: As is usually the case, no research has been done so no one knows for sure. However, lysine occurs naturally in many foods so every woman who has ever been pregnant has consumed lysine in their diet. Thus, it is certainly safe in moderation. The only possible concern is high doses may lower levels of arginine, another amino acid. Doses up to 1500 mg/day are probably safe. ...Read more