What is Agmatine?

Category: Supplements

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Agmatine, also known as 4-aminobutyl-guanidine, is the decarboxylation product of the amino acid arginine and is an intermediate in polyamine biosynthesis. It is thought to have properties as a neurotransmitter.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Agmatine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Agmatine

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 capsule(s) daily 1
750 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Agmatine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Agmatine

Duration

Currently taking Agmatine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Agmatine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Agmatine

Jan 25, 2013 (Started Jan 10, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 g Daily

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