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User Reviews & Ratings - Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALPHA-LIPOIC ACID)

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALPHA-LIPOIC ACID).

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Reason for taking: Other
5/1/2015 7:19:58 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I took it to lower my cholesterol and it did but it also lowered my Thyroid TSH level so now I have Hyperthyroidism. Also I experienced itching on my arms and face and am now thinking ALA is the cause of this also. My Cholesterol is now in the normal range and of all the drugs I have taken to lower it, never helped but ALA did. I am thinking I have to quit using ALA because I don't want Thyro ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
3/17/2015 3:36:10 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Take 600 mg twice a day for hot flashes. It took 3 weeks before I noticed, but it does work. I also noticed a difference between GNC brand and others.

Reason for taking: Other
2/6/2015 11:58:20 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Condition diagnosed as shingles, but no rash or blisters, only pain. No shingles medication worked, only hydrocodone relieved the pain. Went all summer until I heard about ALA, tried it (what could it hurt?). Within four days my pain was gone.

Reason for taking: Other
9/28/2014 2:36:18 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
ALA did what other prescription medications for shingles did not do. The doctor is not sure I actually had shingles, as I had only pain in back and around waist, no rash or blistering. Finally, after 3 months of no improvement I read about ALA. Within a week I was almost 100% back to normal and pain free. I was amazed.

Reason for taking: Other
8/6/2014 2:56:59 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
used to limit side effects from chemo for colon cancer

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