What is Phosphatidylserine?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: PS100

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Phosphatidylserine (PS) is being used for treating memory deficit disorders and for improving other higher brain functions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 6 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 4 1
Doctor recommendation 4 1
Parkinson's disease 2 2
Anxious mood 1 1
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 1 1

Show all 16 reasons taken


  • 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
11

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Phosphatidylserine

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Phosphatidylserine

Dosage Patients
100 mg daily 2
200 mg daily 2
500 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Phosphatidylserine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Other 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Expense 2
Personal research 2
See all 11 patients who've stopped taking Phosphatidylserine

Duration

Currently taking Phosphatidylserine

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking Phosphatidylserine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 4
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 3
Not specified 6
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2 patient evaluations for Phosphatidylserine

Nov 1, 2015 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Support brain health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 28, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Neuroprotection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 115 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Neuroprotection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: l dont remember just how long i took this, sometime in the fall of 2010 i quit taking it.

  • 0 helpful marks
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