What is Phytosterols?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Moducare (Plant sterols) Lestrin

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Phytosterols (also called plant sterols) are a group of steroid alcohols, phytochemicals naturally occurring in plants. Phytosterols occur naturally in small quantities in vegetable oils, especially sea buckthorn oil, corn oil, and soybean oil.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Phytosterols

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Phytosterols

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Expense 2
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Phytosterols

Duration

Stopped taking Phytosterols

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 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 1
Not at all hard to take 2
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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