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Doctor insights on: L Arginine Side Effects

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How much l-arginine can I take without having harmful side effects?

How much l-arginine can I take without having harmful side effects?

Unknown: All meds & supplements have potential side effects, and usually it's a pretty long list of potential but uncommon side effects. Side effects are not always dose dependent, so even 1 dose can sometimes cause. Just b/c it's a supplement doesn't mean no risk. I discuss w/ my pts about doing a risk-benefit analysis before starting a new tx. ...Read more

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What is l-arginine how effective is it and are there any side effects?

What is l-arginine how effective is it and are there any side effects?

Effective for cold: Sores by mouth, if taken early enough, and is an amino acid, so it's relatively safe to take. Seem to be a popular home remedy. However, if you are using for something else, then it may or may not be effective depending on the diagnosis. So, if it's in the groin area, it may not be as effective. Make sure your pcp can check your area of concern to diagnose it and treat it quickly. ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted benefits and side effects you have personally seen from l-arginine?

What are considered well accepted benefits and side effects you have personally seen from l-arginine?

Helps ED: At sufficient dosing, there is an effect on male sexual abilities, and this otc approach would be far cheaper than cialis, viagra, (sildenafil) etc. But need to take on empty stomach, and at sufficient dosing. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of l- arginine and l-lysine ? Can i take it as supplement for bodybuilding ? I had wilms tumor when i was kid

What is the side effects of l- arginine and l-lysine ? Can i take it as supplement for bodybuilding ? I had wilms tumor when i was kid

Go ahead: Don't expect any obvious benefit, in spite of all the salesmanship. I'm very glad you survived the Wilms tumor and are taking good care of yourself now. ...Read more

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Its thats true? You can get herpes in l-arginine? I have past symptom herpes zoster in my left side forehead. Im planing to take l-arginine bodybuild

Its thats true? You can get herpes in l-arginine? I have past symptom herpes zoster in my left side forehead. Im planing to take l-arginine bodybuild

Not been proven: Herpes is a virus infection, so can be transmitted by contact with another person who has a herpes infection or who carries the virus. Herpes simplex 1 and 2 are the common oral and/or genital herpes infections that people call "herpes". (herpes zoster is shingles, caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox.) contradicting information for lysine and arginine is all over the internet. ...Read more

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If i toke l-arginine and l-lysine as HGH booster ! is there any effect on my sexual organs and cancer cells or any side effect ?

If i toke l-arginine and l-lysine as HGH booster ! is there any effect on my sexual organs and cancer cells or any side effect ?

No: I think you are the same person who had a kidney cancer when you were 2 years old, and i believe that it was wilms tumor. These supplemental Amino Acids when taken in moderation would not give any effects on your sexual function or induce recurrences of wilms tumor. But i don't believe there are reasons you need to take these supplements. They will not increase your"macho" power. ...Read more

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Which of the drugs/over the counter supplements have blood-thinning effects? L-arginine,pentoxifylline, Coq10, Vitamin-e? Read e,pentox arg all do.

Which of the drugs/over the counter supplements have blood-thinning effects? L-arginine,pentoxifylline, Coq10, Vitamin-e? Read e,pentox arg all do.

A large number: There are a lot of OTC medications and herbal supplements can 'thin the blood'. Medications like aspirin, ibuprofen, Naprosyn, (naproxen) fish oil, all can have this effect. Herbal supplements such as borage, ginko, garlic, ginger can also have some effect. If you are on a prescription. Blood thinner, then discuss the use of OTC and herbal medications with your physician before taking anything new. ...Read more

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Can teenagers take l arginine?

Can teenagers take l arginine?

Wouldn't recommend: Protein supplementation is not the greatest idea in teens. It really is much better for them to get their nutrition through food intake. These supplements are not well regulated and one can never be sure you are taking what they say. Also, protein supplements are stressful to developing kidneys. If you teen is wrestler ,body builder it is best to get the protein with meats, eggs, dairy, nuts. ...Read more

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Does l-arginine help erictial disfuntion?

Does l-arginine help erictial disfuntion?

Studies unclear: As whether is any benefit, one study which showed benefit resulted in patients who were Nitric Oxide deficient. ...Read more