Astaxanthin in Bangladesh

Astaxanthin is a keto-carotenoid. It belongs to a larger class of chemical compounds known as terpenes built from five carbon precursors, isopentenyl diphosphate, and dimethylallyl diphosphate.

It occurs naturally in certain algae and causes the pink or red color in salmon, trout, lobster, shrimp, and other seafood. Astaxanthin is taken by mouth for treating Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke, high cholesterol, age-related macular degeneration (age-related vision loss), and preventing cancer.

Astaxanthin in Bangladesh

Brand Name: Astagen Aztacap, Greenox, Zanthin.
Available Dosage Form: 2mg, 4mg.

Precautions

If you’re taking an astaxanthin supplement, you should be aware that it might lower blood pressure (evidence comes from studies in rats); if you’re on medication for high blood pressure, tell your physician that you’re taking it.


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