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Product Name: Combibest
Alpha-lipoic acid is avitamin-like chemical called an antioxidant. Yeast, liver, kidney, spinach,broccoli, and potatoes are good sources of alpha-lipoic acid. It is also madein the laboratory for use as medicine.
Alpha-lipoic acid is most commonly taken bymouth for diabetes and nerve-related symptoms of diabetes including burning,pain, and numbness in the legs and arms. It is also given as an injection intothe vein (by IV) for these same uses. High doses of alpha-lipoic acid areapproved in Germany for the treatment of these nerve-related symptoms.
Alpha-lipoic acid seems tohelp prevent certain kinds of cell damage in the body, and also restoresvitamin levels such as vitamin E and vitaminC. There is also evidence that alpha-lipoic acid canimprove the function and conduction of neurons in diabetes.Alpha-lipoic acid is used in the body to breakdown carbohydrates and to make energy for the other organs in the body.
Alpha-lipoicacid is POSSIBLY SAFE formost adults when taken by mouth for up to 4 years, when used intravenously forup to 3 weeks, or when applied to the skin as a cream for up to 12 weeks.People taking alpha-lipoic acid by mouth might get a rash. People at risk forthiamine deficiency should take a thiamine supplement.