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Nutraceuticals and Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): A Systematic Review

A team of researchers at Queensland, School of Medicine, reviewed 24 studies to determine if nutraceuticals (i.e., vitamin E, acetyl-L-carnitine, glutamine, glutathione, alpha lipoic acid, magnesium, and others) are effective in reducing the peripheral neuropathy side effect in patients who have received chemotherapy treatments. The studies were mixed and currently no agent has shown solid beneficial evidence to be recommended for treatment of CIPN. READ MORE

Source: PubMed