What is Glutathione?

Category: Supplements

Most Popular Types: Glutathione (IV), Liposomal Glutathione, Glutathione nebulizer, (Show all)

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See also: Glutathione-ATP, Glutathione (IV), Glutathione Lotion, Glutathione Patch

Glutathione is an antioxidant that is produced in the liver, where it detoxifies harmful compounds so they can be excreted through the bile. It also helps maintain the integrity of red blood cells and protect white cells. It's digested very rapidly when given orally so IV is an alternate route.

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Glutathione

Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
5
None
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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Glutathione

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1
Patients
1
Patients
1
Patients
1
Patients
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Glutathione)
Dosage
500 mg daily
Patients
9
Dosage
daily
Patients
6
Dosage
250 mg daily
Patients
5
Dosage
1,000 mg daily
Patients
4
Dosage
2,000 mg weekly
Patients
3
Dosage
3,000 mg weekly
Patients
3
Dosage
750 mg daily
Patients
3
Dosage
2 mg daily
Patients
2
Dosage
100 mg weekly
Patients
2
Dosage
100 mg daily
Patients
2

Dosages based on patients currently taking Glutathione.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Glutathione (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
30
Reason
Expense
Patients
16
Reason
Other
Patients
15
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
9
Reason
Personal research
Patients
9
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
4
Reason
Not indicated
Patients
1
See all 61 patients who’ve stopped taking Glutathione

Duration

Currently Taking Glutathione
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
1
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
1
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
2
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
3
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
10
Stopped Taking Glutathione
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
6
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
12
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
19
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
11
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
13
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
6

Adherence


Always
Patients
32
64%
Usually
Patients
10
20%
Sometimes
Patients
3
6%
Never
Patients
5
10%

Burden


Very
Patients
8
16%
Somewhat
Patients
13
26%
A little
Patients
10
20%
Not at all
Patients
19
38%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
18
56%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
17
53%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
3
9%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
3
9%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
1
3%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
8
25%
Last updated:

14 patient evaluations for Glutathione

jennikb
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jennikb
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See jennikb's full Glutathione history

Mar 24, 2013 (Started Dec 24, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
HappyPhysicist
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HappyPhysicist
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

See HappyPhysicist's full Glutathione history

Jan 25, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
binet
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binet
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See binet's full Glutathione history

Oct 13, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Immune disorder: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2 tps. Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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