What are l-lysine capsules for?
Lysine is an amino acid (building block of protein). People use it to make medicine. Lysine is used for preventing and treating cold sores (caused by the virus called herpes simplex labialis). It is taken by mouth or applied directly to the skin for this use.
How to take l lysine capsules?
Dosage recommendations for lysine vary according to what you’re using it for. The typical dietary guideline for lysine is 1 gram (g) or 1000 milligrams (mg) per day. Keep reading to find out the best ways to get lysine in your diet and what you should know about taking lysine supplements.