What is Kirkland Vitamin E?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Vitamin E

Antioxidants such as vitamin E act to protect your cells against the effects of free radicals, which are potentially damaging by-products of energy metabolism. It is the collective name for a set of 8 related tocopherols and tocotrienols, fat-soluble vitamins with antioxidant properties.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 5 2
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 2 1
Elevated liver enzymes 1 0
Hot flashes 1 0
Osteopenia 1 0
Osteoporosis 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 Kirkland Vitamin E

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Kirkland Vitamin E

Dosage Patients
400 intl units daily 1
400 units daily 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Kirkland Vitamin E

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped taking Kirkland Vitamin E

Duration

Currently taking Kirkland Vitamin E

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Kirkland Vitamin E

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
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 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Kirkland Vitamin E.