Betaine HCL and Pepsin 450c by Thorne
Betaine HCL and Pepsin by Thorne is formulated for individuals suffering from indigestion and looking to improve their digestion of protein. Betaine HCL and Pepsin may enhance stomach acidity and promote the breakdown and absorption of protein. This dietary supplement provides hydrochloric acid and pure pepsin sourced from porcine (pork). The pepsin is undiluted, pure, and lactose free.*
Thorne suggests taking one to two Betaine HCL and Pepsin capsules with each meal or as otherwise recommended by a healthcare professional.
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 225
Amount Per Serving:
Betaine Hydrochloride** 1.04 g
Pepsin (Porcine)*** 40 mg
**Equivalent to 16 grains
***Equivalent to 3.2 grains (208 mg.) of Pepsin 1:3,000 potency
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
Note: Betaine Hydrochloride is derived from a non-plant source. This product is not diluted with lactose. Individuals with porcine allergies should not take this product.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, soy, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, sweeteners, or flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, or magnesium, calcium, or vegetable stearates.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Betaine HCL & Pepsin should not be used concurrently with H2-blocking drugs and proton pump inhibitors, because these drugs are intended to block the production of stomach HCl.
Betaine HCL & Pepsin should be used with caution in an individual with a history of a peptic or duodenal ulcer.
It is not recommended to remove the Betaine HCL & Pepsin powder from the capsule, as it can be irritating to the oral mucosa.