Lipoic Acid
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Lipoic Acid Side Effects and Warnings

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Safety Issues

Lipoic acid appears to have no significant side effects at dosages up to 1,800 mg daily. 1 Safety for young children, women who are pregnant or nursing, or those with severe liver or kidney disease has not been established.

References

  1. Ziegler D, Hanefeld M, Ruhnau KJ, et al. Treatment of symptomatic diabetic polyneuropathy with the antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid: a 7-month multicenter randomized controlled trial (ALADIN III Study). ALADIN III Study Group. Diabetes Care. 1999;22:1296-1301.
 
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