Known as the Master Antioxidant,( Its primary purpose is to neutralize free radicals by offering them an oxygen molecule, thereby protecting cells from damage. Glutathione keeps cells healthy and functioning all over the body
Glutathione is one of 4 amino acids (Including Glutathione, Levocarnitine, Taurine, and Tryptophan) that can be injected IV alone under the CONO regulation.
What are the Glutathione IV indications?
Some of the IV indications that come with glutathione IV are:
Chemotherapy Toxicity ( chemotherapy induced neuropathies)
Prevention of oxidative damage (post-stroke, pre-oncologic radiation)
Neurological support in neurodegenerative illnesses
Chelates Pb, Hg, Cd, Ar
Inhibits chemical carcinogenesis
Helps maintain steady glutathione levels
Why is Glutathione IV often combined with other IV vitamins in the same visit?
Glutathione needs cofactors to facilitate its function and support the Glutathione level . They are: Vitamin B complex,Vitamin C ,Magnesium ,Zinc, N-Acetyl-Cysteine,L glutamine …etc .
Is Glutathione IV Therapy Covered by Health Benefits Plans /Group Insurance?
The Initial IV assessment and subsequent IV visits can be covered under Naturopath , The cost of Injectables are not covered “Glutathione”
How does Glutathione work ?
Major antioxidant,neutralize free radicals and reactive oxygen compounds
Maintaining and recirculating other exogenous antioxidants such as vitamins C and E
DNA synthesis and repair, protein synthesis, Prostaglandin Synthesis, amino acid transport, and enzyme activation
It has a vital function in iron metabolism, anti-viral properties, hepatoprotective, neuroprotective, etc.
Deactivates tyrosinase leading to inhibition of melanin