What is Colostrum?

Category: Supplements

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Colostrum is a nutaceutical it is a liquid that is produced for 72 hours prior to breast milk. It contains immunoglobulins and lactoferrin. It also stimulates maturation of white blood cells called B lymphocytes and increases the activity of macrophages.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support immune health 7 1
General health 5 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3 0
Fatigue 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Muscle fatigue 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken


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  • 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 Colostrum

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Colostrum

Dosage Patients
5 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Colostrum

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 4
Expense 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Colostrum

Duration

Currently taking Colostrum

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Colostrum

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
5 - 10 years 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 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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