- What other names is Histidine known by?
- What is Histidine?
- How does Histidine work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Histidine.
Histidine is used for rheumatoid arthritis, allergic diseases, ulcers, and anemia caused by kidney failure or kidney dialysis.
Possibly Ineffective for...
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Allergic diseases.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of histidine during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Folic acid deficiency: If you have this condition, don't use histidine. It can cause an unwanted chemical called formiminoglutamic acid (FIGLU) to build up in the body.
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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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011