gastroenterology
Hepatology

Cirrhosis-related muscle cramps alleviated by taurine supplementation

Taurine supplements are an effective and well‐tolerated treatment for muscle cramps in patients with cirrhosis, a small Australian trial has shown. Patients with chronic liver disease had alleviation of the frequency, duration and intensity of painful muscle cramps when they took high dose supplements of the amino acid, a randomised controlled trial conducted at the ...

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