At a Glance: Glutamine may help reduce muscle wasting and mouth sores associated with cancer and cancer treatment. Speak with your healthcare provider regarding the optimal dose for you.
Details: Per our oncology team, Glutamine may be helpful for preventing some symptoms related to cancer treatments, such as oral inflammation/mouth sores and mucositis. Combined with other nutrients, it may be helpful in preventing muscle wasting and weight loss in patients with advanced cancer.
Note: We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice.