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    L-Leucine

    Information about L-Leucine

    L-leucine uses

    L-Leucine is used in the treatment of Nutritional deficiencies.

    How l-leucine works

    Leucine helps with the regulation of blood-sugar levels, the growth and repair of muscle tissue (such as bones, skin and muscles), growth hormone production, wound healing as well as energy regulation. It can assist to prevent the breakdown of muscle proteins that sometimes occur after trauma or severe stress. It may also be beneficial for individuals with phenylketonuria - a condition in which the body cannot metabolize the amino acid phenylalanine.

    Common side effects of l-leucine

    Pellagra, Dermatitis, Diarrhoea

    Available Medicine for L-Leucine

    No medicine available

    Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)