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Ornithine Ketoglutarate

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How does Ornithine Ketoglutarate work?

Ornithine ketoglutarate might change the way amino acids, the building blocks of protein, are used in the body. It also increases insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in the blood.

Are there safety concerns?

Ornithine ketoglutarate is POSSIBLY SAFE when given intravenously or when taken by mouth with appropriate medical supervision.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of ornithine ketoglutarate during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Worsening of mental function caused by liver disease: Taking ornithine ketoglutarate might make this condition worse.

Dosing considerations for Ornithine Ketoglutarate.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For the healing of burn wounds: 30 grams of ornithine ketoglutarate daily.

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