Proper usage of ME-500 requires strict adherence to your doctor’s orders. Ask your pharmacist if you have any queries.
Take Methionine with or after having a meal by mouth. Do not crush or chew the tablet. If you have difficulty swallowing the capsules, you can dissolve it in juice, water or warm milk. If you are taking oral solution form, measure it accurately with measuring cup or spoon.
Make sure that you take enough amount of proteins in your diet. It is especially important for infants as they may not gain weight if there is a low amount of protein while taking Methionine.
It is different for different patients. Dosage mentioned below is an average dose. It is best to take each dose at equally spaced times a day and night. You must follow your doctor’s command.
For capsule form
Adults and teenagers, 200 milligrams (mg) three to four times a day.
Children, 200 mg (1 capsule) dissolve it in a juice and warm water or milk.
For oral solution form
Children 2 to 6 months of age, 75 mg (1 teaspoonful) three times a day for three to five days.
Children 6 months to 14 months of age, 75 mg (1 teaspoonful) four times a day for three to five days.
Adults and children above 14 months of age, 200 (mg) (2⅔ teaspoonful) three to four times a day.
For tablet forms
Adults and teenagers, 500 mg three or four times a day.
Children, the capsule or oral solution is the recommended dosage form for this age group.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost a time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your daily schedule. Do not double the dose.
Store it at room temperature. Keep it away from children.
4 Precautions to Take
Before using ME-500, there are some precautions you must take. Your doctor should check your daily progress at regular visits.
Inform your doctor if your rashes do not improve after using ME-500 for 10 days. Methionine may cause:
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