What is Phosphatidylcholine?

Category: Supplements

Most Popular Types: Livolin

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See also: Phosphatidylcholine (IV)

Phosphatidylcholine is found in soy lecithin. It is a dietary supplement. It is also infused for lipid exchange. It is used for high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, liver problems, bipolar depression, dementia, dyskinesias, gallbladder disease, headache, and MS.

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Perceived effectiveness

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  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Phosphatidylcholine

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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Phosphatidylcholine)
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1 tbs. daily
Patients
2
Dosage
840 mg daily
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Dosage
2 tbs. daily
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1
Dosage
3 capsule(s) daily
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1
Dosage
10 mg
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Dosage
175 mg daily
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420 mg daily
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900 mg daily
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1,200 mg daily
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Dosage
1,280 mg daily
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Dosages based on patients currently taking Phosphatidylcholine.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Phosphatidylcholine (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Did not seem to work
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4
Reason
Doctor's advice
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2
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Duration

Currently Taking Phosphatidylcholine
Duration
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0-1 month
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Duration
1-3 months
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3-6 months
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Duration
6 months-1 year
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Duration
1-2 years
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Duration
2 years or more
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3
Stopped Taking Phosphatidylcholine
Duration
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0-1 month
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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Duration
2 years or more
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Adherence


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25%
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Burden


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Somewhat
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A little
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25%
Not at all
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3
75%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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2
100%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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0%
Cost per month
$25-49
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0%
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< $25
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Cost per month
Not specified
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2 patient evaluations for Phosphatidylcholine

Dawn Angel
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Dawn Angel
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

See Dawn Angel's full Phosphatidylcholine history

Feb 28, 2012 (Started Sep 22, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Neuroprotection: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 420 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Koendv
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Koendv
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
PMA

See Koendv's full Phosphatidylcholine history

Jul 25, 2011 (Started Dec 02, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for PMA (Progressive Muscular Atrophy): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

Oct 1, 2009 (Started Dec 02, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for PMA (Progressive Muscular Atrophy): None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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