N-Acety-L-Cysteine reduce muscle damage

Does n-acety-l-cysteine reduce muscle damage?

Effectiveness Rating for N-Acety-L-Cysteine's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well n-acety-l-cysteine is able to reduce muscle damage. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of N-Acety-L-Cysteine to reduce muscle damage. Using N-Acety-L-Cysteine to reduce muscle damage will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for N-Acety-L-Cysteine's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 6 studies in the database on n-acety-l-cysteine; the confidence rating is 120. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

N-Acety-L-Cysteine Dose to Reduce Muscle Damage

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
0.75mg once daily 0.75mg
0.75mg once daily 0.75mg

These dosages are based on body weight. The default value is 150 pounds. Enter your weight and click update to get appropriate dosages for your own body weight.

References

Title of Study
N-acetylcysteine supplementation increases exercise performance and reduces oxidative stress only in individuals with low levels of glutathione
N-Acetylcysteine Supplementation and Oxidative Damage and Inflammatory Response After Eccentric Exercise
Supplementation with vitamin C and N-acetyl-cysteine increases oxidative stress in humans after an acute muscle injury induced by eccentric exercise
Intramuscular adaptations to eccentric exercise and antioxidant supplementation
Intramuscular adaptations to eccentric exercise and antioxidant supplementation
Supplementation with vitamin C and N-acetyl-cysteine increases oxidative stress in humans after an acute muscle injury induced by eccentric exercise

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