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Extra glutamine increases mortality in critically ill adults

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 24 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2527

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Early glutamine supplementation looked harmful to critically ill adults in a large trial that tested the supplements in intensive care units in Canada, the US, and Europe. Participants with multiorgan failure treated with glutamine had higher mortality than placebo …

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