Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 7 2
General health 4 3
Multiple sclerosis 3 1
Asthma 1 0
Endometriosis 1 0
High blood pressure (hypertension) 1 1

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  • 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 2
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pycnogenol

Side effect Patients
Jarisch-Herxeimer reaction 1
Jaundice 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pycnogenol

Dosage Patients
100 mg daily 1
100 mg twice daily 1
100 mg three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pycnogenol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 2
Other 2
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently taking Pycnogenol

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Pycnogenol

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
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 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Pycnogenol

Dec 2, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for glutamate reduction)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Did not want to take a chance of a reaction to the antibiotics.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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