Important Information on Glycine
Dosing InformationA safe and effective glycine dose has not been established. Make sure to follow the specific instructions on your particular product.
(Click Glycine Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of GlycineAlthough it is a "natural" product, glycine can still cause side effects. Some of the more commonly reported side effects include:
- Mild drowsiness.
(Click Glycine Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsGlycine can interact with a few medications (see Glycine Drug Interactions).
Is Glycine Safe?Some people are more likely than others to experience problems due to glycine. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider before taking it if you:
- Have schizophrenia
- Have any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Glycine and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Glycine and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Safety of Glycine for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)