Inosine is a chemical that can be made in a laboratory. It is used as medicine.

People take inosine for improving their athletic performance.

How it works

There is information that suggests inosine might help nerve branches (axons) grow from healthy nerves to injured nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. If this is true, inosine might be useful in treating spinal cord injuries, but more research in people is needed to be sure.


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It is not known if inosine is safe or what the possible side effects might be.



Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of inosine duringpregnancyandbreast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Dosing considerations for Inosine.

Gout: Taking inosine might make gout worse.


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