What other names is Glycine known by?

Acide Aminoacétique, Acide Amino-Acétique, Aminoacetic Acid, Athenon, Free Base Glycine, G Salt, Glicina, Glycine de Base Libre, Glycocoll, Glycosthene, Iconyl, L-Glycine, Monazol.

What is Glycine?

Glycine is an amino acid that the body makes and also obtains from food.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Treating schizophrenia, when used with other medicine.
  • Treating leg ulcers.
  • Treating strokes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Memory enhancement, benign prostatic hypertrophy, and other uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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