What is L-Carnosine?

Category: Supplements

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An antioxidant supplement meant to reverse signs of aging. Disclaimer: There is no clinical evidence to support the idea that Carnosine has the effects advertised.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 1 0
Parkinson's disease 1 0
Shakiness 1 1
Stiffness/spasticity 1 1

  • 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 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with L-Carnosine

Side effect Patients
Indigestion 1
MS hug (tight chest or torso) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking L-Carnosine

Dosage Patients
500mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking L-Carnosine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking L-Carnosine

Duration

Currently taking L-Carnosine

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking L-Carnosine

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
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 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for L-Carnosine.