How does Alpha-ketoglutarate work?

Alpha-ketoglutarate works in many pathways in the body, to help make muscle, and to help heal wounds.

Are there safety concerns?

Alpha-ketoglutarate appears to be safe for most adults.

Do not use alpha-ketoglutarate if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Alpha-ketoglutarate.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

  • For preventing blood supply problems during heart surgery and for preventing muscle breakdown after surgery or trauma: healthcare providers give alpha-ketoglutarate intravenously (by IV).

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