From the manufacturer's website:
Betaine hydrochloride is a source of hydrochloric acid, which promotes optimal gastric acidity to support protein digestion and absorption of minerals and other nutrients* This compound provides a supplemental source of hydrochloric acid, an acidifying compound normally produced by the stomach during digestion of foods. This product should only be taken by people who have reduced levels of stomach acid. Each 648 mg capsule is equivalent to a measurement of 10 grains.
Warning: If you are pregnant, nursing, have a medical condition, or taking prescription drugs, consult your physician before using this product. Do not use if shrinkwrap is broken or missing. Store in a cool, dry place (59°F-85°F) away from direct light.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule Servings Per Container: 100
Ingredients (Amount Per Serving):
- Betaine hydrochloride 648mg
Other ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (hydroxypropyl methyl-cellulose, water), microcrystalline cellulose, ascorbyl palmitate, silicon dioxide
Recommended Use: 1 capsule, 1 to 2 times daily at the beginning of each meal or as directed by a healthcare professional. Do not chew or open capsules.