Hythiol tablets 80 mg for skin diseases and radiation damage (L-Cystein, L-Cysteine)
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General information on Japanese Hythiol tablets 80 mg for skin diseases and radiation damage (L-Cystein, L-Cysteine)
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., Japan
Active ingredients: L-Cystein (chemical formula C3H7NO2S)
Medical effect: Hythiol tablets are effective for the treatment of following diseases and conditions:
- drug eruption,
- toxic eruption,
- acne vulgaris,
- erythema exsudativum multiforme,
- leukopenia due to the radiation damage.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration
For eczema, hives, drug eruption, toxic eruption, acne vulgaris, erythema exsudativum multiforme: for adults, take 1 tablet (80 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 2-3 times a day.
For leukopenia due to the radiation damage: for adults, take 2 tablets (160 mg) at a time, 3 times a day.
In any case, the doctor in charge may adjust the dosage according to the disease, age or symptoms.
How effective are Hythiol tablets 80 mg from Japan for skin diseases and radiation damage (L-Cystein, L-Cysteine)?
Hythiol tablets’s active ingredient is L-Cysteine, an optically active form of cysteine, a proteinogenic amino acid. Cysteine is involved in protein synthesis, detoxification, and various metabolic functions, including the production of collagen and maintaining skin elasticity. Also, cysteine becomes a building material for the antioxidant glutathione, and takes part in the metabolism of essential biochemicals, like coenzyme A, heparin, and biotin.
Who should use Hythiol tablets 80 mg from Japan?
Hythiol tablets are effective for the treatment of eczema, hives, drug eruption, toxic eruption, acne vulgaris and erythema exsudativum multiforme. Also,studies showed that L-Cysteine suppresses decreases white blood cell during irradiation and prevents DNA damage induced by UVA, UVB and visible radiation in human fibroblasts (N. Morley, A. Curnow et al. “N-acetyl-L-cysteine prevents DNA damage induced by UVA, UVB and visible radiation in human fibroblasts”. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2003, 72(1-3): 55-60). That’s why Hythiol tablets are indicated for the treatment of leukopenia due to the radiation damage.