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L-Arginine

Dosing Information

The best doses of L-arginine have not yet been established. Studies have used varying doses, depending on the condition being treated.
 
(Click L-Arginine Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects

Even though it is an amino acid, it can sometimes cause side effects, such as:
 
(Click L-Arginine Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions With L-Arginine

L-arginine can potentially interact with a few different medications (see L-Arginine Drug Interactions).
 

Safety

Reasonable doses of L-arginine are probably safe for most people, especially if high-quality supplements are used (because they are less likely to be contaminated or have other problems). Some people are more likely than others to experience problems. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking L-arginine if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Is L-Arginine Safe? for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)
 
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