What is Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)?

Category: Supplements

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Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an enzyme found in all cells of the human body. Three forms of superoxide dismutase are found in humans. Its job is to break down superoxide radicals, which are toxic to living cells and cause DNA mutations, into harmless components consisting of oxygen and hydrogen peroxide.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)

Dosage Patients
14 tablet(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)

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Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently taking Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
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 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)

May 30, 2009 (Started Jun 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use this only on advice of my ortho-moleculartherapist, he subcribes it in combination with other supplements special for me / my condition. This is one of the important processes in my cells which must be controlled.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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