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CASEIN PEPTIDES

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Bovine Casein Hydrosylate, C12, C12 Peptide, C12 Peption, Calcium Caseinate, Casein, Casein Decapeptide, Casein-derived Peptide, Casein Hydrosylate, Casein Peptide, Casein Phosphopeptide, Casein Protein Extract, Casein Protein Hydrosylate, Casei...
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Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Overview
Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Uses
Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Side Effects
Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Interactions
Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Dosing
Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Overview Information

Casein is the main protein in milk. It is the ingredient in milk that solidifies when milk curdles. When people drink milk, digestive juices break down the casein into protein pieces called casein peptides. Casein peptides can also be made in the laboratory and marketed as dietary supplements.

Casein peptides are used for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anxiety, fatigue, epilepsy, intestinal disorders, cancer prevention, and stress reduction.

How does it work?

Some casein peptides are thought to cause blood vessels to enlarge in diameter and therefore lower blood pressure.

Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of casein peptides for these uses.


Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Side Effects & Safety

Casein peptides are normally consumed in the diet from milk products. But there isn't enough information to know if casein peptides in dietary supplements are safe.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Milk allergy: People with milk allergy are allergic to the proteins contained in milk. They may also be allergic to fragments of milk proteins, such as casein peptides. If you have a milk allergy, it’s best to avoid taking casein peptides.

Surgery: Casein peptides might affect blood pressure. There is some concern that casein peptides might interfere with blood pressure control during and after surgery. Stop taking casein peptides at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Interactions What is this?

Moderate Interaction Be cautious with this combination

  • Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with CASEIN PEPTIDES

    Some casein peptides might decrease blood pressure. Taking casein peptides along with medications for high blood pressure might cause your blood pressure to go too low.
    Some medications for high blood pressure include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), losartan (Cozaar), valsartan (Diovan), diltiazem (Cardizem), Amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDiuril), furosemide (Lasix), and many others.


Bovine casein hydrosylate (CASEIN PEPTIDES) Dosing

The appropriate dose of casein peptides depends on several factors such as the user’s age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for casein peptides. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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