Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 7, 2019.
What is it?
Leucine (C6H13NO2) is the L-isomer is one of the amino acids found in proteins. Leucine is an essential hydrophobic amino acid. It is used in the Leucine may be used some people as a supplement to build muscle. Leucine is also found in fish, meat, and poultry. In the pharmaceutical industry, L-leucine is used for parenteral and enteral nutrition and feeding, and is also used as a flavoring product and tablet lubricant in manufacturing.
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