Scientific Name: Cystine
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Certain conditions, e. g. an acetaminophen overdose, deplete hepatic glutathione and subject the tissues to oxidative stress resulting in loss of cellular integrity. L-Cystine serves as a major precursor for synthesis of glutathione.
Description of the Drug: Cystine is an oxidated derivative of the amino acid cysteine found in various nutritional products, acne treatments, and creams to treat cervical injury or inflammation.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00138