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GlucoScript Veg Caps NAPPI 704676/001

R349.10

Assists in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels, and improving insulin sensitivity. Beneficial in weight management programs to control sugar cravings.

INDICATIONS:

  • Insulin resistance.
  • Metabolic syndrome.
  • Diabetes.
  • Hypoglycaemia.
  • Weight management programme.
  • Support healthy blood sugar levels while controlling appetite and sugar cravings.
  • Prevention of cross-linking.
  • Antioxidant support.
Category: Product ID: 4990

Description

MODE OF ACTION

Calcium AEP lowers the requirement for exogenous insulin in Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 patients and improves the regulation of blood sugar in Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 patients.

Calcium AEP alleviates some of the complications associated with Diabetes Mellitus such as Diabetic Nephropathy and Diabetic Retinopathy.

Bitter Melon
 lowers blood glucose without increasing insulin, due to its active constituents charantin and polypeptide-P.

Goat’s Rue (Galega officinalis) has blood sugar lowering activity due to its guanidine content. Guanidine is a substance which decreases blood sugar by decreasing insulin resistance. Goat’s Rue can decrease the formation of advanced glycosylation end products (AGEs). Galega is the botanical source for the life extension drug metformin (GlucoPhage).

Gymnema sylvestre may regenerate the beta cells that are located within the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas which are responsible for the production and secretion of insulin. Gymnema sylvestre lowers elevated blood glucose levels, due to the gymnemic acids content of Gymnema sylvestre, which seems to inhibit the absorption of glucose.

Quercetin
 is a potent antioxidant which helps to suppress the aldose reductase enzyme, which converts blood glucose into sorbitol, which is strongly implicated in the complications of diabetes. Quercetin also enhances insulin secretion and protects the beta cells of the pancreas against damage by free radicals.

NAC is a potent antioxidant and therefore helps to prevent the free radical-induced destruction of beta cells in the Islets of Langerhans in the pancreas of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 patients. NAC aids in the prevention of diabetic neuropathy in Diabetes Mellitus patients.

Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) improves the body’s utilisation of glucose and protects against the development of diabetic neuropathy and other complications of diabetes by inhibiting the glycosylation of proteins. Most Diabetes Mellitus patients are found to be deficient in Vitamin B6.

Cinnamon Extract acts as an “insulin mimetic” which is a substance that has cellular effects similar to insulin itself, and thus regulates blood glucose levels. Cinnamon helps reduce the rate of gastric emptying and decreases the rise in blood sugar after eating.

Vanadium restores sensitivity of glucose and insulin receptors.

Chromium
 regulates the body’s blood sugar and inhibits excessive cross-linking. It also improves the uptake of glucose into the body’s cells so that it can be metabolised to produce energy via Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP). Chromium deficiency is an underlying cause of some cases of Diabetes Mellitus.

Hypoglycemia can occur as a result of Chromium deficiency and supplemental Chromium alleviates the symptoms of hypoglycemia.

Recommended Dosage:
ADULTS take 1 capsule 3 times a day with meals.
CHILDREN take 1 capsule 2 times a day with meals.

Use as directed, or as prescribed by your doctor. Not advised while pregnant or breastfeeding, without consulting a doctor.

Note:
 GlucoScript has a strong smell because of the Goat’s Rue, and this is normal.

The product information provided is for educational purposes and is not intended as either diagnosis or treatment of any disease, nor does it replace professional medical advice. Report any symptoms to your doctor or health care practitioner to ensure appropriate medical care. Do not stop using any prescription medication without first consulting with your doctor. Due to the unique nature of each individual person’s health, specific results cannot be guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Please read ingredients and dosages carefully.

This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council (MCC). This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

90 Vegetable Capsules

Ingredients:

Serving Size: 1 Capsule

Servings Per Container: 90

Ingredients Per Serving  
Ca-AEP (Calcium -2-Aminoethanolphosphate) 100 mg
Bitter Melon 100 mg
Goat’s Rue 80 mg
Gymnema Sylvestre Extract 75 mg
Quercetin 70 mg
NAC (N-Acetyl-Cysteine) 50 mg
Vitamin B6 10 mg
Cinnamon Extract 10 mg
Vanadium 2 mg
Chromium Picolinate 100 mcg

GlucoScript has a strong smell because of the Goat’s Rue, and this is normal.

Other Ingredients:
Vegetable Capsule, Magnesium Stearate, Talc..

Use as directed, or as prescribed by your doctor. Read ingredients, dosages and cautions carefully. Do not stop prescribed medication without consulting a doctor. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or prevent disease. Store sealed, below 25°c. Keep out of reach of children.