Cystiphane Food Supplement


Cystiphane food supplement is used to build healthy and strong hair and nails. It protects hair roots and follicles while improving the quality and growth rate of hair and nails.

This food supplement contains a blend of vegetable-based L-cystine (an amino acid), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), and zinc.

How should I take Cystiphane food supplement?

Cystiphane food supplement is available as an oral tablet. The oral tablets should be taken by mouth without chewing or crushing it. It is best to take it with meals.

How do I store Cystiphane food supplement?

This drug should be stored at room temperature (<30°C) and be protected from light and moisture. For safety, keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Always check the label before using this product. Do not use if the printed expiration date has passed, the product seal has been broken, or the product has changed in color, odor, or consistency.

Do not dispose of this product by pouring it down the drain, toilet, or into the environment. Ask your pharmacist regarding the proper way and location of disposal.

Precautions & Warnings

Supplements, including Cystiphane, are generally safe to take as directed. Because amino acids are degraded and utilized quickly and B-vitamins are water-soluble, toxicity is unlikely to occur even when excessive doses are taken.

It is important to note that most people receive enough vitamins, minerals, and proteins by eating balanced meals. Only take vitamin and food supplements if you are directed to do so by your doctor.

Before using this medication, inform your doctor if:

  • You have ever had an allergic reaction to Cystiphane food supplement or other supplements.
  • You have a history of allergy to other medications, food, or other substances.
  • You are taking other medications.
  • You have underlying health conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There is no available data regarding the use and safety of Cystiphane in pregnant women. Pregnant women should not use cystine-containing supplements as it may create a negative nitrogen balance.

This supplement should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus, as determined by your doctor.

This drug may be excreted in breast milk or affect the amount and quality of breastmilk. This drug should be used while breastfeeding only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the child, as determined by your doctor.

Side Effects

What side effects can occur from Cystiphane food supplement?

All drugs have the potential to elicit side effects even with normal use. Many side effects are dose-related and will resolve when it is adjusted or at the end of therapy.

Potential side effects while using this drug include:

  • Gastrointestinal disturbances
  • Unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth
  • Slowed metabolism
  • Kidney injury

You may experience some, none, or other side effects not mentioned above. If you have any concerns about a side effect or it becomes bothersome, consult your doctor or pharmacist.


This drug may interact with other medications. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and inform your doctor and pharmacist.

If you experience an adverse drug interaction, stop taking this drug and continue taking your other medication. Inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan. Your dose may need to be adjusted, substituted with another drug, or discontinue using the drug.

Does food or alcohol interact with Cystiphane food supplement?

It is recommended to take this supplement with meals. Alcohol may lower the amount of Cystiphane food supplement (particularly vitamin B) levels in the blood. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this supplement.

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding food-drug interactions.

What health conditions may interact with Cystiphane food supplement?

This drug should be taken with caution if you have any of the following conditions or risk factors:

  • Allergy to any ingredients in the preparation

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding specific health conditions.


The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Cystiphane food supplement.

What is the dose of Cystiphane food supplement for an adult?

For improving hair and nail health

  • Take 2 tablets twice a day with meals.
  • Take the tablets for 3 months and use Cystiphane Biorga Anti-Hair Loss Shampoo and Lotion for best results. Repeat treatment course as necessary.

What is the dose of Cystiphane food supplement for a child?

This drug is not recommended for use in children and the recommended dose has not been established. Consult with a doctor or pharmacist for alternatives and more information.

How is Cystiphane food supplement available?

This drug is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Cystiphane Biorga food supplement tablet 2000 mg

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room. Management is symptomatic treatment.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of this drug, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Written by

Stephanie Nera, RPh, PharmD


Updated Dec 03, 2020