What is Devil's Claw Extract?

Category: Supplements

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Devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) has been used in a variety of conditions related to the liver and kidneys; however, current use generally focuses on the anti-inflammatory effects of this tuber, including arthritis, tendonitis, and inflammatory conditions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 4 6
Sciatic nerve pain 2 3
Adrenal fatigue 1 1
Lyme disease 1 0
Pain in lower back 1 2

  • 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 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Devil's Claw Extract

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Devil's Claw Extract

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Devil's Claw Extract

Duration

Stopped taking Devil's Claw Extract

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
Sometimes 3
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 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 7
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Devil's Claw Extract.