What is Samento?

Category: Supplements

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Samento is a supplement containing pentacyclic oxindole alkaloids from the Cat's claw plant (does not contain tetracyclic oxindole alkaloids also found in the plant) which may promote anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3 0
Air hunger 1 1
Chronic Epstein-Barr 1 0
Parkinson's disease 1 0

  • 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
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Samento

Side effect Patients
Crying 1
Itchy skin 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Samento

Dosage Patients
8 drop(s) daily 1
30 drop(s) twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Samento

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Expense 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Samento

Duration

Currently taking Samento

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Samento

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
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 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Samento.