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Mostly all are fine: But check with your pharmacist to be sure of all interactions. ...Read more
Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more
I am 56 yrs old and has been taking felodipine for 6 yrs now for my hypertension. Is it safe for me to take glutathione as anti oxidant?
Glutathione: Almost no information is available about the possible symptoms of a glutathione overdose. In fact, it is not even known if a glutathione overdose is even possible. An oral overdose of the supplement is probably unlikely, as research suggests that glutathione is poorly absorbed into the body when taken by mouth. Problems due to an overdose are probably molikely y occur if glutathione is taken im. ...Read more
Glutathione is: A chemical that has "sh", suhydryl moieties, portions of the chemical that may have the ability to scavenge free radicals, or tissues injured by radiation. There isa product called Ethyol in this category. Problem is, that they form disulfides which are prone to cause sever nausea and vomiting. I would not recommend that you use this chemical for whatever reason you are thinking of using it. ...Read more
I doubt it: Glutathione taken by mouth has no therapeutic value.....not useful to treat any medical conditions. So you are just wasting your money on this medication. ...Read more
Not that I know of.: Glutathione is an antioxidant substance. I know of no direct link between glutathione and development of cancer. Some scientists and physicians propose that glutathione may be 'protective' against certain forms of cancer. To my knowledge, this substance is poorly absorbed by the human GI tract, and the value of supplementation in the diet or as a drug is uncertain. Ask your doc before taking. ...Read more