What is D-ribose?

Category: Supplements

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See also: D-ribose w/magnesium

D-ribose is a naturally occurring sugar that is thought to generate the recovery of ATP levels, helpful for athletes, cardiovascular health, fibromyalgia and muscle health.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of D-ribose"

Severe
2
Moderate
2
Mild
3
None
25

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with D-ribose

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1
1
1
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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking D-ribose)
Dosage Patients
15 g daily 11
10 g daily 7
5 g daily 6
10 mg daily 5
15 mg daily 3
1 tps. daily 2
1 tsp. daily 2
2 other daily 2
2 g daily 2
3 tps. daily 2
Why Patients Stopped Taking D-ribose (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 12
Expense 7
Other 4
Side effects too severe 3
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 23 patients who’ve stopped taking D-ribose

Duration

Currently Taking D-ribose
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 2
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 5
2 years or more 10
Stopped Taking D-ribose
Duration Patients
0-1 month 3
1-3 months 5
3-6 months 4
6 months-1 year 5
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 4
Adherence
Always
15 47%
Usually
14 44%
Sometimes
2 6%
Never
1 3%
Burden
Very
1 3%
Somewhat
5 16%
A little
11 34%
Not at all
15 47%
Cost per month
$200+
1 4%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
4 17%
$25-49
11 48%
< $25
7 30%
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2 patient evaluations for D-ribose

gridly1
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gridly1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F55y
CFS:?y
FM:6y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

See gridly1's full D-ribose history

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I took Ribose capsules every day for years. Then I only took the powder in my smoothies. I have not AK tested well for Ribose since Jan '14.

  • 0 helpful marks
Abby Road
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Abby Road
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F47y
CFS:3y Dx
FM:13y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See Abby Road's full D-ribose history

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support brain health: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 3 other Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
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