5 patient evaluations for Milk Thistle with a side effects rating of None

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Sep 1, 2011 (Started Jul 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support nutritional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 5, 2010 (Started Jan 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated liver enzymes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I started taking Milk Thistle 1000mg 2 x's a day. My liver enzymes were 3 x's normal and getting worse with every lab test. After I started the Milk Thistle, my liver enzymes decreased by half after 2 months. I had another lab draw in June and my enzymes have NEVER been better. I am now taking the Milk Thistle 4 x's a week. If my lab results go up, I'll go back to 1 x daily.

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 1, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Protecting my Liver)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 175 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Liver enzymes are back to normal
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 18, 2009 (Started Jun 05, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with liver functions
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking it as a liver cleanser. I had to back off for $$ reasons. I will get back to it. I started because my Mom ended up with Cirrohsis of the liver in her 70's. She was never a drinker or sipper, not a lifetime of scripted meds and hardly ever as much as aspirin from thr OTC catagory. With my list of meds I am on I was being cautious. My paternal Gr'Mom's story was similar to Mom's. I got it from both sides of the gene pool.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 15, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: I chose to take this becuase of family history.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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