What is Arcalion?

Category: Supplements

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Arcalion is a brand name for sulbutiamine, which is a precursor to thiamine (i.e., vitamin B1).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Arcalion

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Arcalion

Dosage Patients
3 200mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Arcalion

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Arcalion

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Arcalion

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
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 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Arcalion after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Methylphenidate (Ritalin) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Arcalion

Dec 17, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: dont know

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