It is used as a supplement for erectile dysfunction (ED) and male infertility.
It can cause Abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, gout, blood abnormalities, allergies, airway inflammation, worsening of asthma, and low blood pressure.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.
It can cause an allergic response or make swelling in the airways worse. If you are prone to allergies or asthma and decide to take L-arginine, use it with caution.
It should be used with caution in people with cirrhosis.
It might affect blood pressure. There is a concern that it might interfere with blood pressure control during and after surgery. Stop taking L-arginine at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
It can also cause high potassium levels when used by people with kidney disease. In some cases, this has resulted in a potentially life-threatening irregular heartbeat.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
It can interact with Anti-Hypertensive drugs, Nitrates, Sildenafil.