Drugs & Supplements

Active ingredient: L-Lysine

L-Lysine - L-Lysine (abbreviated as Lys or K) is an α-amino acid with the chemical formula HO2CCH(CH2)4NH2. This amino acid is an essential amino acid, which means that humans cannot synthesize it. Its codons are AAA and AAG.L-Lysine is a base, as are arginine and histidine. The ε-amino group often participates in hydrogen bonding and as a general base in catalysis. Common posttranslational modifications include methylation of the ε-amino group, giving methyl-, dimethyl-, and trimethyllysine. The latter occurs in calmodulin. Other posttranslational modifications include acetylation. Collagen contains hydroxylysine which is derived from lysine by lysyl hydroxylase. O-Glycosylation of lysine residues in the endoplasmic reticulum or Golgi apparatus is used to mark certain proteins for secretion from the cell.

Indication: Supplemental L-Lysine has putative anti-herpes simplex virus activity. There is preliminary research suggesting that it may have some anti-osteoporotic activity.

Insures the adequate absorption of calcium; helps form collagen ( which makes up bone cartilage & connective tissues); aids in the production of antibodies, hormones & enzymes. Recent studies have shown that Lysine may be effective against herpes by improving the balance of nutrients that reduce viral growth. A deficiency may result in tiredness, inability to concentrate, irritability, bloodshot eyes, retarded growth, hair loss, anemia & reproductive problems.

L-Lysine available forms, composition, doses:

Price
CVS Pharmacy l-lysine 500 mg tablet0.03 USD
Cayston 75 mg inhal solution63.24 USD
L-lysine 1000 mg tablet0.04 USD
L-lysine 500 mg tablet0.04 USD
L-lysine hcl 500 mg tablet0.07 USD
L-lysine ointment0.16 USD
Lysine 500 mg tablet0.02 USD
Lysine hcl powder0.16 USD
Neoprofen 20 mg/2 ml vial304.5 USD
Ra l-lysine 1000 mg tablet0.08 USD

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