Side effects of glutathione skin whitening injections

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Whitening injections include glutathione, it is a powerful antioxidantmade from glycine, glutamic acid and cysteine. Glutathione is naturally present in human body. These injections are effective but they may cause severe side effects if its level rises up to the requirement of human body. The patients must be aware of the risks and side effects of skin whitening injections before the treatment.

  • Digestive Diorders

Glutathione injections may lead to abdominal discomfort and digestive problems; mainly nausea, vomiting and diarrhea etc. other serious disorders can occur too.

  • It may cause white spots on nails.
  • Zinc Deficiency

Long term use of glutathione may cause zinc deficiency.

  • Hyperpigmentation and Melasma

It can cause hyperpigmentation and melasma. When Glutathione injection is injected into human body, it removes the toxins from the body. In case, toxins are not removed from the body it may cause severe skin problems as post inflammatory hyperpigmentation and melasma.

  • Psychological disorders

Glutathione injections may cause emotional disorders such as numbness and anxiety.

  • Non-sterilization

There exists a risk of using of non-sterile needles and also sharing of the same which can lead to transmission of life threatening infections.

  • Kidney failure

These glutathione injections may cause kidney dysfunctions or even kidney failures.

  • Itching

People with sensitive skin may face itching and redness

  • Skin cancer

Long term use of skin whitening injection which contain synthetic glutathione may cause skin cancers. Synthetic glutathione prohibits the production of melanin in human body.

  • Hair whitening

Glutathione injections can cause hair whitening.

  • Weight gain

Glutathione injections can cause weight gain.

  • Stevens Johnson syndrome

Steven Johnson syndrome is a rare but serious problem, it can be caused as a reaction to glutathione injection.

Glutathione poses a list potential threats of its use. Therefore, we don’t recommend our patients to opt for Glutathione skin whitening injection treatment. We prefer laser skin whitening treatment over Glutathione injections to avoid any sort of risks for our patients. Please fill a consultation form for laser Skin Whitening Treatment for your health and safety.

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