GlaucoCetin Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is GlaucoCetin?
A. GlaucoCetin is designated by FDA guidelines as a Medical Food. GlaucoCetin is the first regulated vision-specific Medical Food designed to support and protect the mitochondrial function of the optic nerve cells in patients with family history, suspect, or diagnosed glaucoma.
Q. Why do I need to take GlaucoCetin?
A. Healthy mitochondria function is essential for optic nerve protection. Glaucocetin is designed specifically to address mitochondrial dysfunction while providing additional antioxidants and anti-inflammatories reducing oxidative stress and increasing blood flow for enhanced eye support and ocular health.
Q. How can Medical Food nutrition help?
A. In addition to a healthy diet, Medical Foods are foods that are specifically formulated and intended for the dietary management of a disease that has distinctive nutritional needs that cannot be met by normal diet alone. Medical Foods must be prescribed by a doctor and patients must be managed by the prescribing doctor for as long as they are on the nutritional therapy.
Q. Why is GlaucoCetin a powder formulation?
A. GluacoCetin powder formulation provides maximum bioavailability and efficacy of absorption.
Q. How do I take GlaucoCetin?
A. Open a GlaucoCetin packet and pour contents into a bottles water or any liquid of choice, including smoothies. Shake well and drink.
Q. Are there any side effects when taking GlaucoCetin?
A. No. Medical Foods are specifically designed as targeted nutrition. Your body will recognize it as food, which allows for unmatched efficiency of absorption.
Q. When will I see an effect?
A. I will take about 90-days for full saturated on a cellular level. You may not notice improvement right away, but improvement will be measured over time by your doctor.
Q. Will I eventually be able to stop taking GlaucoCetin?
A. The goal for GlaucoCetin, is to continue to support nerve cells and mitochondrial function in the optic nerve. It is long-term nutritional therapy recommended by your doctor as the best possible ocular nutrition formula that has been proven to reduce oxidative stress and increase ocular blood flow, which is vital for improving ocular health.
Q. How should I store GlaucoCetin?
A. GlaucoCetin can be stored in pantry because it comes in individualized packets.
Q. My husband and I are taking the same product, is the dosage amount of GlaucoCetin the same for everyone?
A. Yes. There is no direct correlation between gender, body size, or weight regarding dosing and absorption efficacy.
Q. I have an upset stomach after taking GlaucoCetin. Is there a particular ingredient that might be the cause?
A. Because GlaucoCetin is concentrated, it should be diluted well when taken. We recommend taking it with a meal if you have a sensitive stomach.
Q. I am currently taking a multivitamin/eye health supplement. Should I stop taking this when I start taking GlaucoCetin?
A. No, you can continue taking your multivitamin/eye health supplement while taking GlaucoCetin. Always make sure that you are not duplicating the same ingredients that are found in GlaucoCetin.
Q. What should I do if I miss a dose?
A. You do not need to combine doses to catch up if you miss a dose. Take your regular dose as soon as you remember and continue with your normal dosing.
Q. I have packets that have expired. What do I do with them?
A. If the packet has not been opened, the date on the packet may not affect the effectiveness of the product; however, we recommend that you discard any packets that have passed their expiration date.
Q. Why can’t I buy GlaucoCetin over the counter?
A. GlaucoCetin is a medical food. Per FDA guidelines, medical foods must be administered under the supervision of your healthcare provider and monitored over time. Your healthcare provider determines if the medical food is suitable for your condition.
Q. Is GlaucoCetin safe for children?
A. GlaucoCetin is not recommended for children.
Q. Why have you included monk fruit as the sweetener in your GlaucoCetin product?
A. We changed our product formula to include monk fruit because we truly wanted it to be an all-natural product that did not include any artificial sweeteners. We removed the sucralose and added the monk fruit, due to the many benefits it provides as a natural sweetener. Monk fruit contains no calories, no carbohydrates, no sugar, no harmful side effects, and does not cause an increase in blood glucose levels for people who are diabetics.
Q. Is GlaucoCetin a product that is regulated by the FDA?
A. The medical food category is recognized by the FDA, and products in this category must meet specific criteria (See” Draft Guidance for Industry: Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Foods; Second Edition” at www.fda.gov for more information).
Q. Why is the Medical Food designation important?
A. Medical Foods are precisely formulated to treat or manage a specific disease or condition.
Q. Is GlaucoCetin covered by health insurance?
A. Each insurance company has its own set of rules regarding medical foods. You may be required to provide a Medical Letter of Necessity signed by your doctor. As a Medical Food, GlaucoCetin may be purchased using a Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or filed as a tax-deductible medical expense, if insurance providers do not cover the cost.
Q. What is an FSA?
A. A Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is a special account that you put money into that you can use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs. You do not pay taxes on this money. This means that you will save an amount equal to the taxes you would have paid on the money that you set aside. Employers may make contributions to your FSA but are not required to. For details about your company’s FSA, including how to sign up, ask your employer.
Q. Why can’t I buy the spice Curcumin over the counter?
A. Although Curcumin is the first ingredient in our GlaucoCetin formulation, Curcumin over the counter is a spice and therefore not regulated as a medical food for the purpose of supporting disease-state vision loss. GlaucoCetin is designated by FDA guidelines as the first vision-specific Medical Food designed to support and protect the mitochondrial function of optic nerve cells in patients with family history, suspect, or diagnosed glaucoma. GlaucoCetin also acts as a neuroprotective for optic nerve cells.
Q. Does the Green Tea Leaf Extract ingredient in GlaucoCetin contain caffeine?
A. GlaucoCetin contains 0.02 mg per 100 grams and according to US Label Regulations that amount is considered “Caffeine free”.
Have more questions about GlaucoCetin? Call us at (800)-873-5141.