What is Phosphatidylcholine?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

Most popular types: Lipostabil IV Jarrow Formulas Mega PC-35 Livolin

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See also: Phosphatidylcholine (IV)

Phosphatidylcholine is found in soy lecithin. It is a dietary supplement. It is also infused for lipid exchange. It is used for high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, liver problems, bipolar depression, dementia, dyskinesias, gallbladder disease, headache, and MS.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 10 2
General health 6 1
Multiple sclerosis 3 0
Morgellons disease 1 1
Problems concentrating 1 0
Progressive muscular atrophy 1 2

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  • 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 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Phosphatidylcholine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Hormonal imbalance 1
Pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Phosphatidylcholine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 3
Doctor's advice 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped using Phosphatidylcholine

Duration

Stopped using Phosphatidylcholine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Phosphatidylcholine

Mar 19, 2012 (Started Mar 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Weekly
Advice & Tips: This was more of a pilot test to see if my body could handle the procedure. Will resume a more aggressive treatment as soon as the supply is available.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 25, 2011 (Started Dec 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for progressive muscular atrophy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2009 (Started Dec 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for progressive muscular atrophy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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