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Histidine Brand names, Histidine Analogs

Histidine Brand Names Mixture

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Histidine Chemical_Formula


Histidine RX_link

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Histidine fda sheet

Histidine msds (material safety sheet)


Histidine Synthesis Reference

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Histidine Molecular Weight

155.15 g/mol

Histidine Melting Point

282 oC

Histidine H2O Solubility

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Histidine State

Solid, white crystals

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Histidine Dosage Forms

Capsules, powder and tablets

Histidine Indication

The actions of supplemental L-histidine are entirely unclear. It may have some immunomodulatory as well as antioxidant activity. L-histidine may be indicated for use in some with rheumatoid arthritis. It is not indicated for treatment of anemia or uremia or for lowering serum cholesterol.

Histidine Pharmacology

Is found abundantly in hemoglobin; has been used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, allergic diseases, ulcers & anemia. A deficiency can cause poor hearing.

Histidine Absorption

Absorbed from the small intestine via an active transport mechanism requiring the presence of sodium.

Histidine side effects and Toxicity

ORL-RAT LD50 > 15000 mg kg-1, IPR-RAT LD50 > 8000 mg kg-1, ORL-MUS LD50 > 15000 mg kg-1, IVN-MUS LD50 > 2000 mg kg-1; Mild gastrointestinal side effects.

Histidine Patient Information

L-histidine supplements should be avoided by children, pregnant women and nursing mothers. Those with allergies or peptic ulcer disease should only use L-histidine supplements under strict medical supervision. Although there are no reports of adverse events in these groups, increased histamine production from L-histidine might negatively affect those with these conditions.

Histidine Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals