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Glutathione injection in randburg +2773176 9304 best

Glutathione injection in randburg +27 73 176 9304 best

Does the idea of getting a glutathione injection for better skin sound like something out of a sci-fi novel? Yes. Was I disturbed when I signed a waiver that mentioned the injections were not currently FDA-approved? Slightly. Was my inherent curiosity enough to overcome any qualms I felt about getting injected? Definitely.

Is Glutathione Good For Skin Whitening?

Glutathione is a naturally occurring substance produced by our liver. This naturally present antioxidant is useful for performing a number of activities in our body such as building and repairing of body tissues, neutralizing free radicals, helping in immunity, acting as an anti-cancer agent, delaying the process of aging, etc. Over the years, the level of glutathione decreases in our body and when this happens, it accelerates the process of aging in our body. Because of this, people tend to turn to glutathione injections which help in maintaining their youthful look along with skin whitening. This external agent helps to increase the level of glutathione in our body.

Based on various studies and research, the general consensus is that glutathione injection’s results are mostly positive for skin whitening. Though taking this injection will provide results for a longer time, you will have to get booster shots in between in order to maintain the effects. These booster shots can either be in the form of injections or glutathione pills. The results of this procedure will be more effective if they are combined with other cosmetic treatments such as laser skin lightening.

Are Glutathione Injections Safe?

Yes, these injections are safe which is why it has become a popular way of rejuvenating your skin and bringing back your youthful radiance. Though it sounds wonderful to opt for glutathione injections as they quickly rejuvenate and whiten your skin, the side effects associated with it does not make it an ideal choice though.

Glutathione: Pills Or Injections

If you are wondering between glutathione injection vs pills, then the answer is that the injections are way more effective and long-lasting than glutathione pills. This does not mean that the glutathione pills do not provide results. Dermatologists will often prescribe injections rather than glutathione pills. The pills can be used as an occasional booster to maintain the effects of the injections.

What Is The Price Of Glutathione Injection In south africa?

The price of glutathione injection ranges from R13,000 to R20,000 per dose.  Factors like quality, number of shots, and the maintenance dose required will change the cost of this procedure.

What Are The Common Side Effects Of Glutathione Injection?

Like every other cosmetic treatment out there, getting a shot of glutathione injection can also result in various side effects. Depending upon the dosage administered, the side effects can vary from mild to severe. This is why in order to avoid or minimize the severity of glutathione injection side effects, you should get it administered by a trained and experienced medical professional.

If in case the dosage administered is much higher than what is required, a patient can suffer serious side effects such as kidney failure or blood poisoning. Apart from this some of the other Glutathione injection side effects that can occur, if in case, the dosage given is more than 5 grams or more include:

  • Nausea
  • Skin rashes, hives or allergic reactions
  • Diarrhea or other forms of stomach upset
  • Loss of hair
  • Breathing problem
  • Chest pain
  • Gain in weight
  • Whitening of hair
  • Steven Johnson’s syndrome
  • Pain in breasts
  • Toxic epidermal necrosis
  • Numbness
  • Eye disorder
  • Aggravate symptoms of asthma
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Benefits of Glutathione Injections

  • Stronger immune system
  • Increased energy
  • Brighter skin3

The results promised are more than a little intriguing: increased energy, stamina, body detoxification, and—the thing I was most interested in—clearer, brighter skin. But keep in mind that these benefits aren’t scientifically proven.

Lin says glutathione injections are popular in Asia, where women report results like more energy, boosted immune systems, increased sex drive, and brighter, whiter, glowier skin (an appealing prospect in a culture that often holds fairer skin in high regard). Supposedly, it deactivates the enzyme tyrosinase, which is needed in melanin production, though there aren’t currently any studies to prove that.

In the U.S, some proponents claim glutathione can help patients with cancer, AIDS, Parkinson’s disease, and chronic fatigue syndrome. However, the practice of using it on healthy patients for detoxification and well-being may be slowly getting more popular.


Any sort of injection can cause bruising, so doctors recommend icing the area after receiving a glutathione shot (try using a cold pack for 10 to 20 minutes to reduce swelling). Once the needle is removed, though, you can likely get back to your daily activities, without any recovery time or medication. If you do happen to experience a slight headache or any pain, over-the-counter pain meds should help, but should be taken under the guidance of a doctor.

Final Takeaway

Since you’re supposed to get a series of treatments and I only went in for one, Lin told me that most of the benefits I would notice would be in the energy department. He told me to expect an energy rush in a couple of hours after the glutathione injection, since the effect isn’t immediate. Sure enough, around five hours later, I found myself feeling a type of alertness I usually only feel after a cup of my morning coffee. It wasn’t jittery, exactly, but I did notice a definite increase in overall energy and awake-ness (especially at a time when I usually start fading and thinking about what I’m going to have for dinner).

As for general detoxification and overall well-being, I can’t say I noticed much of a difference—though I chalk that up to getting just one treatment. I do feel like my skin has been especially soft, clear, and bright ever since I got the injection; a placebo effect, perhaps, but I’m not complaining about it.

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