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Lysine

Also known as Nephramine, Trophamine, Travasol 10, Hepatasol, Prosol, Premasol, Aminosyn 7%, Sulfite-Free, Aminosyn Ii 3.5% In 5% Dextrose, Aminosyn Ii 4.25% In 10% Dextrose, and Aminosyn Ii 4.25% In 20% Dextrose

Lysine (abbreviated as Lys or K) is an α-amino acid with the chemical formula HO2CCH(NH2)(CH2)4NH2. It is an essential amino acid for humans. Lysine's codons are AAA and AAG.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed lysine to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

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