L-arginine is a dietary supplement (BAA), which is a source of L-arginine, which improves muscle trophism and the entry of other amino acids into muscle tissue, accelerates recovery processes, lowers blood pressure and frequency of angina pectoris attacks, increases collateral blood flow and somatotropic hormone production, protects cells from aging, reduces the formation of pathological cholesterol, prevents the development of oxidative stress, improves erectile function, increases endurance.
Release form and composition
L-arginine is available in the form of gelatin capsules of white color of a cylindrical form (30, 50, 60, 90, 100, 120 or 250 each in a package).
The active ingredient of the drug is L-arginine, in 1 capsule it contains 180, 500 or 750 mg.
Excipients: microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin and magnesium stearate.
Indications for use
- Immunodeficiency states;
- Asthenic conditions;
- Increased physical and / or mental stress;
- Delayed physical development;
- Unspecified viral hepatitis;
- Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus;
- Essential and secondary hypertension;
- Chronic ischemic heart disease;
- Liver fibrosis;
- Cirrhosis of the liver;
- Lack of genital response;
- Male infertility.
L-arginine is contraindicated in the following cases:
- Herpetic infection;
- Lactation period;
- Hypersensitivity to the drug.
With caution, L-arginine is used in such conditions:
- Kidney pathology;
- Disruption of electrolyte balance.
Dosing and Administration
The drug should be taken orally during the meal.
Usually prescribed 360 mg 3 times a day or 500-750 mg 2 times a day. The course of treatment lasts an average of 2 weeks.
When using L-arginine in some cases, the following side effects are observed:
- Increased excitability;
- Sleep disorders;
- Exacerbation of herpes infection;
- Allergic reactions;
- Reduced immunity (with long-term use).
To achieve the full effect of the therapy, it is recommended to normalize the regime of rest and sleep, to refuse to take alcohol and psychogogic drugs.
In case of an increase in asthenia while taking L-arginine, the drug should be withdrawn.
Information about the interaction of L-arginine with other drugs is missing.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store at a temperature of 10-25 ºС in a dark place.
Shelf life - 2 years.