What is Gelatin?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Tasectan for Adults

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Gelatin forms the basis for collagen, a fibrous protein that forms the support structure for nails. Used every day, gelatin is used to promote nail strength and beauty.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Degenerative disc disease 2 2
Arthritis pain 1 1
E. coli infection 1 1
Facet joint osteoarthritis 1 1
Lumbar spondylosis 1 1

  • 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 Gelatin

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Gelatin

Dosage Patients
1 tbs. daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Gelatin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Gelatin

Duration

Currently taking Gelatin

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Gelatin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 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 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Gelatin.