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ASCORBIGEN

Other Names:

AGN, Ascrobigène, Indole.

ASCORBIGEN Overview
ASCORBIGEN Uses
ASCORBIGEN Side Effects
ASCORBIGEN Interactions
ASCORBIGEN Dosing
ASCORBIGEN Overview Information

Ascorbigen is a chemical found in broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and related vegetables. It is used to make medicine.

People take ascorbigen for treating fibromyalgia and preventing breast cancer.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information available to know how ascorbigen might work.

ASCORBIGEN Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

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


ASCORBIGEN Side Effects & Safety

Ascorbigen seems to be safe for use for up to one month. It can cause intestinal gas, bloating, and unpleasant taste.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

ASCORBIGEN Interactions What is this?

Moderate Interaction Be cautious with this combination

  • Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 1A2 (CYP1A2) substrates) interacts with ASCORBIGEN

    Some medications are changed and broken down by the liver.

    Ascorbigen might increase how quickly the liver breaks down some medications. Taking ascorbigen along with some medications that are changed by the liver might decrease the effects of some medications.

    Some of these medications that are changed by the liver include clozapine (Clozaril), cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril), fluvoxamine (Luvox), haloperidol (Haldol), imipramine (Tofranil), mexiletine (Mexitil), olanzapine (Zyprexa), pentazocine (Talwin), propranolol (Inderal), tacrine (Cognex), theophylline, zileuton (Zyflo), zolmitriptan (Zomig), and others.


ASCORBIGEN Dosing

The appropriate dose of ascorbigen 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 ascorbigen. 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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