What is Choline?

Category: Supplements

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See also: Choline-inositol

Choline is an organic compound, classified as a water-soluble essential nutrient and usually grouped within the Vitamin B complex. The most often available choline dietary supplement is lecithin, derived from soy or egg yolks, often used as a food additive.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 3 0
Doctor recommendation 2 1
Mouth sores (ulcers) 1 1
Pain in tongue 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Choline

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Choline

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Choline

Duration

Stopped taking Choline

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Choline.