What is Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate?

Category: Supplements

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Pyridoxal-phosphate is a prosthetic group of some enzymes. It is the active form of vitamin B6 which comprises three natural organic compounds, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine and pyridoxine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency 2 0
Doctor recommendation 1 0
General health 1 0
Mild depression 1 0
Pyroluria syndrome 1 2

  • 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 Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate

Dosage Patients
50 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate

Duration

Currently taking Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
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 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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