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Hepatoprotective effect of reduced glutathione

May 30, 2023 / Author: China Glutathione suppliers & NMN manufacturers

Reduced glutathione (GSH) is mainly synthesized in the liver, widely distributed in various organs of the body, and plays an important role in maintaining cell biological functions. Its molecules contain sulfhydryl groups, which can protect liver cells in many ways.

GSH can combine with peroxides and free radicals in the body, and has the effect of antioxidants destroying sulfhydryl groups and organs, protecting proteins and enzymes containing sulfhydryl groups in cells; it has functions such as detoxification and inactivating hormones; it can promote bile acid metabolism and facilitate digestion Can absorb fat and fat-soluble vitamins; has certain antiviral effect. Timely supplementation of exogenous GSH can prevent, alleviate and terminate the injury of tissue cells and change the pathophysiological process.


Pharmacological characteristics and applicable population of reduced glutathione:

1. Drug-induced liver disease: Non-specific detoxification and liver protection drugs can effectively treat non-immune liver damage caused by drugs;

2. Alcoholic liver disease: combined with peroxides and free radicals in the body, detoxification, etc.;

3. Patients with intrahepatic cholestasis: promote bile acid metabolism;

4. Patients with fatty liver disease: it can make the digestive tract absorb fat and fat-soluble vitamins;

5. Patients with viral liver disease: it has certain antiviral effect.

Reduced glutathione is an important antioxidant, and its most important role is to prevent liver damage. It belongs to the anti-tumor auxiliary drug in the drug classification. In the process of radiotherapy and chemotherapy, the use of reduced glutathione can not only protect the liver, but also prevent and treat radiation injury, leukopenia and bone marrow tissue inflammation caused by radiation.

Not only can glutathione be used to protect the liver during chemotherapy and radiotherapy, but also glutathione can be used during alcoholism and taking traditional Chinese medicine or other hepatotoxic drugs (such as anti-tuberculosis drugs, anti-cancer drugs, antidepressants). Glycerin protects the liver.

*The content of this article is provided for information only and is not a substitute for a doctor's treatment diagnosis and advice. Always consult your healthcare provider for a diagnosis, accurate medical information and approval before taking any supplements.

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