What is Colloidal Silver?

Category: Supplements

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Colloidal silver appears to have natural antibiotic properties and is used as a preventative against infections. It is generally prepared as a suspension in deionized water for drinking or applied topically via a spray.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 14 3
General health 7 4
Support immune health 4 5
PLS (Primary Lateral Sclerosis) 2 7
Burn 1 2
Ear ache 1 2

Show all 10 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 17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Colloidal Silver

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Colloidal Silver

Dosage Patients
1 tsp. twice daily 1
1 tsp. five times daily 1
5 tbs. daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Colloidal Silver

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 9
Expense 5
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 13 patients who’ve stopped taking Colloidal Silver

Duration

Currently taking Colloidal Silver

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Colloidal Silver

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 14
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 14
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 10
Not specified 6
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There are no evaluations for Colloidal Silver.