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Are Glutathione Tablets Effective? 

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Glutathione is one of the most important components of the human body. It’s a master antioxidant that boosts your immune system, aids in cell growth and regeneration, neutralizes free radicals, and detoxifies your body. Healthy levels of glutathione in your system can improve your way of life and keep you younger for longer.

This article aims to determine the best way to boost your glutathione levels if your body isn’t producing enough. We’ll look at three of the most popular methods of ingesting glutathione and help you decide which method is right for you.

Glutathione Tablets

One somewhat effective way to boost your glutathione is by taking an oral supplement such as a gluta pill or tablet. However, recent studies have people asking, “Are glutathione tablets effective?” Unfortunately, glutathione tends to get broken down by enzymes in the stomach before it can be effective.

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Glutathione tablets and pills are the cheapest and easiest way to increase your glutathione levels but they’re also the least effective and most unreliable.

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IV Glutathione Therapy

Overall, IV glutathione therapy is the best way of getting glutathione into your body in a meaningful way. IV therapy injects glutathione directly into your bloodstream, which carries it throughout the body. You’ll feel the effects much quicker than with other forms of glutathione treatment.


  • Gets glutathione directly into the bloodstream for instant results
  • Allows you to mix glutathione with other important vitamins and fluids such as Vitamin C
  • Studies are showing that mixing glutathione with Vitamin C is better than glutathione alone
  • Perfectly safe when performed by skilled nurses who follow the proper safety procedures


  • While IV therapy is mostly safe, there’s the risk of IV infiltration if not administered correctly
  • IV therapy can be slightly pricey and requires several treatments for full effectiveness

Glutathione Shots

While not quite as effective as IV therapy, glutathione shots are quite comparable. A shot allows glutathione to get directly into various parts of your body and provides fairly quick effects. Shots also will enable you to mix ingredients with glutathione in smaller doses and amounts for increased effectiveness.

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  • This method is rapid and effective at getting glutathione into the bloodstream
  • Allows your administrator to mix ingredients for improved results
  • Relatively safe


  • Shots can result in soreness, redness, swelling, or infection at the injection site if administered improperly
  • Shots are a little more painful than IVs and oral supplements

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Glutathione - Frequently Asked Questions

What is glutathione?

Glycine, cysteine, and glutamic acid are the building blocks for the compound glutathione. It is created by the liver and is used by several bodily functions. Glutathione helps with the production of chemicals and proteins required by the body, as well as immune system activity.

What are the benefits of taking glutathione?

Taking glutathione has many benefits including:

  • Reducing oxidative stress
  • Reducing cell damage in alcoholic and nonalcoholic liver disease
  • Improves insulin resistance in older people
  • Increase mobility for people with peripheral artery disease
  • Reduces symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • Might help fight autoimmune diseases
  • Might reduce oxidative damage in children with autism
  • Might reduce the impact of uncontrolled diabetes
  • Might reduce respiratory disease symptoms
  • Might improve psoriasis

Glutathione IV Therapy vs supplements

Glutathione supplementation has been related to digestive problems, such as bloating or stomach cramps. Intravenous glutathione provides the antioxidant directly to your cells by totally avoiding the digestive system.

Does glutathione help reduce oxidative stress?

According to one research, glutathione either increases or decreases the body's immune response, which helps alleviate oxidative stress. Diseases with an autoimmune component damage particular cells' mitochondria. By scavenging free radicals, glutathione protects the mitochondria of the cell.