What is Alpha Lipoic Acid IV?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha-lipoic acid (LA), also known as thioctic acid, is a naturally occurring compound that is synthesized in small amounts by humans.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 1 2
Breast cancer 1 0
Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia) 1 0
Fatigue 1 0
Mitochondrial disease 1 0
Multiple sclerosis 1 0

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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Alpha Lipoic Acid IV

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Alpha Lipoic Acid IV

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Alpha Lipoic Acid IV

Duration

Stopped taking Alpha Lipoic Acid IV

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