What is Pregnenolone?

Category: Supplements

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A natural hormone used as a memory enhancer in small doses. Because it can be converted into steroids and neuro steroids it can have adverse side-effects so should be used with care.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 3 1
General health 3 0
Adrenal fatigue 1 0
Hives (urticaria) 1 1
Hormonal imbalance 1 0
Hormone replacement 1 0

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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
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pregnenolone

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pregnenolone

Dosage Patients
1.25 mg daily 1
50 mg daily 1
100 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pregnenolone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 5
Did not seem to work 2
Other 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Pregnenolone

Duration

Currently taking Pregnenolone

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Pregnenolone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
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 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 3
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