What is Kalawalla?

Category: Supplements

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Kalawalla Polypodium leucotomos is a fern plant that contains cultivated Polypodium leucotomos extract, which grows exclusively in the Honduran jungles and rain forests. It is being used as a natural food supplement for Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Dermatitis & Multiple Sclerosis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple sclerosis 6 5
Fatigue 2 0
Bladder problems 1 0
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 1
Primary lateral sclerosis 1 7

  • 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 12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Kalawalla

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Kalawalla

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Doctor's advice 2
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Duration

Stopped taking Kalawalla

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 7
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 9
< $25 0
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Kalawalla

Sep 15, 2008 (Started Sep 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Has decreased my fatigue. I can stay up later & don't feel so tired al the time. In addition it has improved my sex life.l
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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