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Now Foods, Betaine HCL, 648 mg, 120 Capsules

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  • Expiration Date: Sep 2018
  • Shipping Weight: 0.41 lbs (0.19 kg)
  • Product Code: NOW-02938
  • UPC Code: 733739029386
  • Package Quantity: 120 Capsules
  • Dimensions: 4.4 x 2.5 x 2.5 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
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Product Overview


  • Digestive Enzyme
  • With 150 mg of Pepsin
  • GMP Quality Assured
  • A Dietary Supplement

NOW Betaine Hydrochloride with Pepsin is formulated for maximum potency. It combines Betaine Hydrochloride with pepsin that is standardized to National Formulary requirements. This blend is encapsulated for quick delivery and is a great complement to any dietary regime.

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule just before each meal. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Optimal Digestive System.

Other Ingredients

Gelatin (capsule), magnesium stearate (vegetable source) and silica.

Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.


Caution: Do not take in case of stomach or duodenal ulcers. Do not take on an empty stomach.

Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.

Store in a cool, dry place.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Betaine HCL 648 mg *
Pepsin Enzyme (NF 1:10,000) 150 mg *
* Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews

highly recommended

Posted by 5014091469939866517 on Nov 24, 2016

Now's Betaine HCL is affordable and extremely helpful in protein synthesis. I am never without it! Before thinking you are deficient in vitamins/minerals despite eating well, make sure FIRST that you are digesting properly. Vitamin supplements should be secondary to HCL. Sometimes, all we need is the extra help to nuke our healthy food inside our bodies and unlock all its goodness!

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Posted by 5148611761779211246 on Oct 31, 2016

My order hasn't arrived. I believe it got stuck in Brazil's customs.

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It definitely works, but guessing correct dose is a required skill.

Posted by 5066086616369860620 on Oct 09, 2016

I'm still experimenting with this product. So far it appears to be doing what it's intended to do. I just need to get the doses correct, which means judging dose by meal size, and particularly the amount of protein in each meal. That's the difficulty in trying to guess one's stomach acid needs.

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Works wonders if trouble with multiple food intolerances

Posted by 5564075400975371890 on Sep 28, 2016

This product does the trick if you struggle with multiple food sensitivites ( wheat, dairy, eggs etc etc ). The only ''problem'' with betaine hcl is that you have to find the right dose for it to work properly. My recommendation : follow Dr Wrights advice as outlined in his book.

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Posted by 5483072786365592890 on Sep 17, 2016

I didnt find these were as good as the Thorne Bio-Gest I bought but it totally depends on your budget! They do work and it is a high dose per cap.

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