Ornithine Ketoglutarate

What other names is Ornithine Ketoglutarate known by?

ACO, Alpha-Cétoglutarate de L-Ornithine, Alpha-Cétoglutarate de L(+)-ornithine, Alpha-Cétoglutarate d'Ornithine, Cétoglutarate d'Ornithine, L-Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate, L(+)-ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate, OKG, Ornicetil, Ornithine Alpha Ketoglutarate, Ornitina Cetoglutarato.

What is Ornithine Ketoglutarate?

Ornithine ketoglutarate is a chemical called an amino acid that is made in the body. It can also be made in a laboratory. People use it as a medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Wound healing in burn patients.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Improving athletic performance.

Likely Ineffective for...

  • Treating mental changes caused by liver disease, when given intravenously (IV) by a healthcare professional.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Complications of surgery or long-term feeding by vein and other conditions.

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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