Alanine

How does Beta-alanine work?

Beta-alanine is an amino acid. In the body it is converted to other chemicals that can affect muscle.

Are there safety concerns?

Beta-alanine is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth appropriately for a short time. Side effects have not been reported with moderate doses of beta-alanine. High doses can cause flushing and tingling.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking beta-alanine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Beta-alanine.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For improving physical performance: 3.2-6.4 grams daily of a specific beta-alanine product (CarnoSyn, Natural Alternatives International).

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