500 mg 100 capsules: Twinlab, Item# 02012
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L-arginine is a free-form amino acid that is needed to create both creatine and urea, a waste product that is necessary for the removal of toxic ammonia from the body. While the body manufactures some L-arginine, it is considered a semi-essential amino acid as supplementation is sometimes needed. Arginine is a precursor to nitric oxide, which causes relaxation of the blood vessels, and also plays a key role in the production of protein.
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This supplement should be avoided by persons with glaucoma or herpes simplex unless otherwise prescribed by a physician. Do not use if you have had a myocardial infarction or have established coronary artery disease. If you have diabetes or have ever been diagnosed with cancer or cardiovascular disease, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product. L-arginine sometimes can reactivate latent herpes virus infections. Those with certain psychoses may experience worsened symptoms if they take L-arginine supplements. Always take antioxidants with L-arginine. Consult your healthcare professional prior to use if you have or suspect a medical condition or are taking prescription drugs.
Keep out of reach of children.