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Cytose

Cytose is a patented medical food formulated from GRAS approved D-Ribose. The five-carbon sugar, D-Ribose or Pentose, is found naturally in our bodies. Refer to the FAQs listed on this page to learn more.


How much Cytose powder should I take each day?

Daily intake of Cytotine needs to be determined by your healthcare professional specializing in mitochondrial disorders.

How much D-Ribose is in one bottle of Cytose?

Each bottle of D-Ribose contains 200 grams of pure powder.

Is there a scoop in the bottle?

Yes, it includes a 5-gram scoop.

How much D-Ribose does one scoop provide?

Each unpacked, level scoop of Cytose powder delivers 5 grams of D-Ribose.

Can Cytose be tube fed?

Yes, Cytose can be tube fed. While it is not explicitly designed for tube feeding, the powder is readily soluble in the formula.

What are the ingredients in Cytose?

Cytose is pure D-Ribose powder and includes no other ingredients.

How should I consume Cytose?

Using the enclosed scoop, measure your recommended amount of Cytose. Consume with a carbohydrate-containing food or drink, added directly to beverages or sprinkled on top of or mixed into food. To enhance absorption, Cytose should be taken with an additional carbohydrate food source.

How does Cytose taste?

It is a natural five-carbon sugar, and as such, is slightly sweet tasting.

How should Cytose be stored?

Unopened bottles should be kept in a cool, dry place. Reseal opened bottles, store in a refrigerator and use within 3 months.

Is Cytose tested for allergens?

Cytose has been tested allergen-free of gluten, egg, wheat, fish, crustacean, corn, soy, tree nuts and peanut. Also, it has been tested GMO-free.

Should Type 1 Diabetics (Insulin Dependent) take Cytose?

Type 1 Diabetics (Insulin Dependent) may have an exacerbation of hypoglycemic effects from ingestion of Cytose at or above 10 grams/dose. Transient low blood sugar can occur when doses of 10 g or more are taken on an empty stomach. Consult your healthcare professional specializing in mitochondrial disorders for dosing.

Is Cytose nutritionally complete?

Cytose contains D-Ribose only. It is not a source of macronutrients or other vitamins and minerals. Cytose should not be used as a sole source of nutrition.