What is psilocybin?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines

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Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychoactive substance that is typically found in mushrooms. It has bee studied in for several medical purposes including PTSD, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, and psychological suffering.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with psilocybin

Side effect Patients
Visual hallucinations 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using psilocybin

Dosage Patients
1other as needed 1

Duration

Currently using psilocybin

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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