glutamine for mucositis caused by chemotherapy

Oncologists are starting to try glutamine for mucositis caused by chemotherapy.

Glutamine is an amino acid that's important for maintaining the intestinal lining. Supplementing glutamine is thought to help reduce inflammation and prevent mucosal damage.

Physicians are trying 8 to 24 grams/day of glutamine to reduce the severity and duration of mucositis.

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