HISTIDINE Overview Information
Histidine is an amino acid. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein in our bodies. People use histidine as medicine.
Histidine is used for rheumatoid arthritis, allergic diseases, ulcers, and anemia caused by kidney failure or kidney dialysis.
How does it work?
Histidine is involved in a wide range of metabolic processes in the body.
HISTIDINE Side Effects & Safety
Histidine might be safe for most people. Doses of up to 4 grams per day have been used in research without causing noticeable side effects.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of histidine during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Folic acid deficiency: If you have this condition, don’t use histidine. It can cause an unwanted chemical called formiminoglutamic acid (FIGLU) to build up in the body.
The appropriate dose of histidine 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 histidine. 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.