What is Betaine HCL and Pepsin?

Category: Supplements

false

Betaine HCL is a source of hydrochloric acid for the stomach. Pepsin is a digestive enzyme especially useful for proteins.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support digestive health 9 3
Gastroesophageal reflux disease 3 1
Bowel irritability 2 0
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 2 0
Acid reflux 1 0
Irritable bowel syndrome 1 0

  • 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
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Betaine HCL and Pepsin

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Betaine HCL and Pepsin

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
3 other daily 1
1,300 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Betaine HCL and Pepsin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Betaine HCL and Pepsin

Duration

Currently taking Betaine HCL and Pepsin

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking Betaine HCL and Pepsin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
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 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Betaine HCL and Pepsin.