Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 5 0
Support immune health 3 4
Anoxic brain injury 1 0
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 1 2
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1 0
Insomnia 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • 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 1
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with EGCG

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking EGCG

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 3
Other 2
Personal research 2
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Stopped taking EGCG

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 5
Usually 2
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 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 5
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for EGCG.