What is Diindolylmethane (DIM)?

Category: Supplements

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Diindolylmethane (DIM) is a phytonutrient and plant indole. It is naturally found in cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and kale. DIM is thought to improve metabolism and is available as a dietary supplement.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis 2 1
Support hormone balance 2 0
Breast cancer 1 0
Endometriosis 1 0
Fatigue 1 1
General health 1 1

Show all 9 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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Dosage Patients
250 mg daily 1
600 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Duration

Currently taking Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Diindolylmethane (DIM)

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