Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 5 0
Support immune health 2 3
Anoxic brain injury 1 0
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 1 2
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1 0
Insomnia 1 1

Show all 8 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 1
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with EGCG

Side effect Patients
Emotional numbness or flatness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking EGCG

Dosage Patients
1,500 mg daily 1
1,600 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking EGCG

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking EGCG

Duration

Currently taking EGCG

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking EGCG

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
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 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 5
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for EGCG.