How it works
For treating type 2 diabetes and improving symptoms such as burning, pain, and numbness in the legs and arms. Use the medicine daily as directed by the physician
Common side effects
Alpha-lipoic acid seems to help prevent certain kinds of cell damage in the body, and also restores vitamin levels such as vitamin E and vitamin C. There is also evidence that alpha-lipoic acid can improve the function and conduction of neurons in diabetes.Alpha-lipoic acid is used in the body to break down carbohydrates and to make energy for the other organs in the body.Alpha-lipoic acid seems to work as an antioxidant, which means that it might provide protection to the brain under conditions of damage or injury. The antioxidant effects might also be helpful in certain liver diseases.