Glutathione is injected intravenously to promote health and well-being. Glutathione is a natural liver enzyme that the liver needs for breaking down toxins. You may also get a secondary effect of increased energy and immune system boosting from this treatment due to detoxification. With multiple treatments, glutathione injections may make your skin brighter and clearer. Glutathione injections are not FDA approved for the treatment of any medical conditions. There are no high quality peer reviews nor published medical literature to substantiate the use of this compounded medication, however, many anecdotal reports show excellent results.
Treatment involves an intravenous injection with glutathione. Duration of treatment is about 5-10 minutes for each session. For optimal results, you will need a series of treatments. Initially, you should have treatments twice a week for five weeks. Then, treatments can be tapered to once a week. You can expect to see results within 6-8 weeks.
Are Glutathione injections painful?
The injections involve injecting fluid into a vein. It is similar to getting a blood draw. The medication is injected very slowly, so there is no pain from the glutathione entering the vein.
Will glutathione make my skin turn “white”?
No. The skin maintains it’s pigmentation. However, many patients report that the skin appears clearer, brighter, and glowing.
Are glutathione injections safe?
It is in the FDA category GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe)
How does glutathione detoxify?
Glutathione is an intracellular anti-oxidant. It scavenges for and neutralizes harmful free radicals in the body.
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