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Deoxy-D-Glucose has many antiviral properties; it is a synthetic inhibitor of glucose that can regulate cellular responses, in some cases, by effectively controlling the glucose metabolism in cancer cells. Deoxy-D-Glucose is being studied for many possible applications in medical science and may potentially aid in the treatment of cancer patients with solid tumors, herpes simplex and epilepsy patients, and more.

How to Use Deoxy-D-Glucose

Consult with your doctor. It is important to follow your doctor's specific directions regarding the use of Deoxy-D-Glucose.

Possible Side Effects

Deoxy-D-Glucose can cause any number of side effects. Watch for any of the following side effects and seek medical treatment immediately if experienced:

  • Burning
  • Chills
  • Unusual Tiredness
  • Unusual Weakness
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Stomach Pain
  • Dark Urine
  • Diarrhea
  • Clay-Colored Stools
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Swelling Of The Eyelids
  • Swelling Of The Eyes, Lips, Face Or Tongue
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Prickly Sensation
  • Skin Rash
  • Tingling
  • Hives
  • Seizures
  • Wheezing
  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Tightness In Chest
  • Shortness Of Breath

Contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any troubling side effects especially any of the following:

  • Sore Throat
  • Unusual Bruising
  • Unusual Bleeding
  • Unusual Tiredness


Symptoms Of Overdose:

  • Seizures
  • Hallucinations
  • Flushing In Face
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Severe Dry Mouth, Throat or Nose
  • Clumsiness
  • Unsteadiness
  • Feeling Faint
  • Severe Drowsiness

Other side effects are possible, so if any of the above or any other side effects are experienced, observe your body closely and seek medical assistance if you feel it is warranted, and certainly if any side effects are growing in intensity or lingering longer.


All patients considering use of Deoxy-D-Glucose should first meet with their primary care doctor for a full medical consultation as there are many diseases and conditions that could make the use of it inadvisable and/or potentially dangerous. Consult with your doctor to discuss your options.

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