Vitamin Supplement

L Arginine Side Effects



L arginine is not an essential amino-acid but it is very used by the body .People who produce sufficient amount to meet their body’s demand doesn’t will need to take it as supplement.  


The first benefits of l arginine side effects: It helps in cell division, healing of wounds, removing ammonia from the body, improving immunity to illness, and hormone secretion. 


Another benefits of l arginine side effects are the fact that it is used by the body to produces nitric oxide, a substance that relaxes blood vessels. 

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For this reason, it has been used in the treatment of cardiovascular disorders such as heart failure, impotence,intermittent claudication and female sexual dysfunction. 


  •  Sources of  l arginine side effects: 


The best sources of L arginine side effects are: nuts, eggs, milk and cheese. 


Arginine Dosage: 


  •  Dosage:500 mg to 6 gr daily. 


  •  Most common Dosage: 3 gr twice daily. 


  •  Dosage forms: Capsules.Tablets, Powder. 


Products recommended: 


  •  Avatrol that contains Arginine and is recommended for patients who are experiencing these symptoms: 
  •  Hemorrhoids 
  •  Itching Caused from Hemorrhoids 
  •  Pain and Swelling from hemorrhoids 
  •  Red Blood in Your Stool (It treats the spasm of the anal sphincter). 


  •  Progressive 27 that contains L-Arginine and is recommended for patients who are experiencing Burns (it accelerates wound healing) 


  •  Avadio that contains l arginine side effects and is recommended for patients who are experiencing these symptoms: 
  •  Angina 
  •  Chest Pains (It maintains health of the circulatory system) 


These products are well balanced-formulas that can be used to treat specific health problems. 


Benefits of l arginine side effects - l arginine functions - l arginine research: 


  •  L-arginine involves the metabolism of protein and nitrogen. 


  •  L-Arginine treats the spasm of the anal sphincter. 


  •  L-Arginine maintains health of the circulatory system. 


  •  L-Arginine accelerates wound healing. 


  •  L-Arginine removes ammonia from the body. 


  •  High dose of this supplement can reduces LDL (bad) cholesterol. 


  •  l arginine side effects may play a role in enhancing the production of growth hormone. 


  •  L-Arginine may increase lean muscle mass. 


  •  This supplement may increase the mobility of sperm and help to improve male fertility. 


  •  L-Arginine enhances the immune system in children with recurrent infections. 


Arginine toxicity: At supplemental and dietary levels, this supplement is safe. If you have Herpes, kidney or liver diseases, tell your doctor before taking this supplement. 




L arginine side effects: 


High dose of this supplement may cause diarrhea .Reduce the dose if this happens.Tell your doctor if these side-effects become severe or do not go away. 




Effects of l arginine on Pregnancy/Breast-feeding : To date any adverse effects has been reported related to fetal development during pregnancy or to infants who are breast-fed. 


Drug/Nutrient Interactions: 


  •  Anti-hypertensive medications. 
  •  Nitrates 
  •  Sildenafil 
  •  ACE Inhibitors 
  •  Potassium sparing diuretics. 
  •  Lysine 


L-Arginine may alter the effects of these medications/nutrients and possibly the dose needed for treatment.