What is Resveratrol?

Category: Supplements

Most Popular Types: Mega-resveratrol, Pure Encapsulations Resveratrol, RevGenetics Micronized Resveratrol and Tween, (Show all)

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Generic Name: Resveratrol

Resveratrol is an antibiotic produced by plants. It has also been produced by chemical synthesis, and is sold as a nutritional supplement. Animal studies suggest beneficial health effects, such as anti-cancer, antiviral, neuroprotective, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and life-prolonging effects.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Resveratrol

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
31

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Resveratrol

Patients
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Resveratrol)
Dosage
250 mg daily
Patients
14
Dosage
200 mg daily
Patients
7
Dosage
100 mg daily
Patients
5
Dosage
50 mg daily
Patients
3
Dosage
300 mg daily
Patients
3
Dosage
500 mg daily
Patients
3
Dosage
600 mg daily
Patients
3
Dosage
1 mg daily
Patients
2
Dosage
2 capsule(s) daily
Patients
2
Dosage
125 mg daily
Patients
2

Dosages based on patients currently taking Resveratrol.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Resveratrol (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
10
Reason
Expense
Patients
10
Reason
Other
Patients
10
Reason
Personal research
Patients
3
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
2
Reason
Side effects too severe
Patients
1
See all 29 patients who’ve stopped taking Resveratrol

Duration

Currently Taking Resveratrol
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
2
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
3
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
3
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
18
Stopped Taking Resveratrol
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
1
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
4
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
4
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
7
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
9
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
4

Adherence


Always
Patients
21
66%
Usually
Patients
6
19%
Sometimes
Patients
2
6%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
3
9%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
3
9%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
29
91%

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
5
16%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
13
41%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
14
44%
Last updated:

7 patient evaluations for Resveratrol

EdSikov
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EdSikov
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

See EdSikov's full Resveratrol history

Sep 6, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
16777216
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16777216
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: vg
I have:
MS

See 16777216's full Resveratrol history

May 25, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this out of scientific curiosity, and have continued taking it because it has absolutely no side effects. It may be an effective anti ageing substance.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Kimellis
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Kimellis
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

See Kimellis's full Resveratrol history

Mar 7, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

Aug 30, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 3 of 7 patient evaluations for Resveratrol