Glycine 200 mg and 500 mg, capsules
Glycine 200 mg and 500 mg
Serine deficiency syndrome
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Glycine is used in combination with serine as supplement in patients with serine deficiency syndrome, a rare hereditary metabolic disorder.
It has also been used pre-natal in larger quantities/doses per day to prevent congenital lack of glycine/serine. After birth both glycine and serine must be administered evenly distributed over the day. It is life long treatment.
Glycine is available in 200 mg and 500 mg capsules.
Glycine is an unlicensed medicine in the Netherlands. The Dutch Health Care Inspectorate (IGZ) has given permission for the supply.
Glycine is supplied “from-pharmacy-to-pharmacy” on named patient basis. An order signed by the pharmacist and a physician’s statement from the prescribing physician are required with every order.
In the Netherlands, Glycine is supplied by ACE Apotheek. More information for (hospital) pharmacies in the Netherlands can be found on the website of ACE Apotheek.
(Hospital) Pharmacies outside the Netherlands that would like to know more about the availability of this product are welcome to contact us via our contact form.