What is Mangosteen?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: XanGo Mangosteen Juice Mangosteen Max Swanson Mangosteen

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Mangosteen is a tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia that is touted for its antioxidants, especially xanthones. As a folk remedy it is used to treat digestive and urinary tract disorders and as a health tonic for a wide variety of conditions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 7 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3 0
Multiple sclerosis 2 0
Dysesthesia 1 1
Electric charge when leaning forward with head bent 1 1
Foot drop (left) 1 1

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  • 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
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mangosteen

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mangosteen

Dosage Patients
1 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Mangosteen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Expense 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Personal research 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Mangosteen

Duration

Currently taking Mangosteen

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Mangosteen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
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 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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