What is DL-Phenylalanine?

Category: Supplements

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See also: D-Phenylanamine

DL-Phenylalanine is marketed as a nutritional supplement for its reported analgesic and antidepressant activities.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with DL-Phenylalanine

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking DL-Phenylalanine

Dosage Patients
200 mg daily 1
500 mg daily 1
1,000 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking DL-Phenylalanine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 4
Other 4
See all 9 patients who’ve stopped taking DL-Phenylalanine

Duration

Currently taking DL-Phenylalanine

Duration Patients
2 years or more 3

Stopped taking DL-Phenylalanine

Duration Patients
0-1 month 2
1-3 months 4
3-6 months 2
6 months-1 year 1

Adherence


Always
Patients
3
43%
Usually
Patients
1
14%
Sometimes
Patients
2
29%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
1
14%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
1
14%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
14%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
5
71%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
2
29%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
5
71%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for DL-Phenylalanine.