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    LAXOGENIN

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    (2AR,2'R,4S,5'R,6aR,6bS,8aS,8bR,9S,11aS,12aS,12bS)-2a,4-Dihydroxy-5',6a,8a,9- Tetramethylicosahydrospiro[naphtho[2',1':4,5]indeno[2,1-b]furan-10,2'-pyran]-2(11aH)-One, 25R,5Alpha-Spirostan-3Beta,5-Diol-6-One, 25-R-Spirostan-5A-Diol-6-One-3-One, ...
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    LAXOGENIN Overview
    LAXOGENIN Uses
    LAXOGENIN Side Effects
    LAXOGENIN Interactions
    LAXOGENIN Dosing
    LAXOGENIN Overview Information

    Laxogenin is a chemical found in plants. It stimulates plant growth. Laxogenin and a similar chemical, called 5-alpha-hydroxy laxogenin, are sold as medicine. However, there is no evidence to support their use.

    Laxogenin and 5-alpha-hydroxy laxogenin are taken by mouth to build muscle and increase strength.

    How does it work?

    Laxogenin is a natural chemical found in plants. It helps the plant to grow. Some people think that it might promote muscle growth in humans. However, there is no evidence to support this.

    LAXOGENIN Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

    Insufficient Evidence for:

    • Muscle growth.
    • Muscle strength.
    More evidence is needed to rate laxogenin for these uses.


    LAXOGENIN Side Effects & Safety

    When taken by mouth: Laxogenin is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth as a supplement. Products claiming to contain laxogenin, or a related compound called 5-alpha-hydroxy laxogenin, usually contain other ingredients that might be unsafe. Some of these other ingredients are banned from use during sports competitions.

    Special Precautions & Warnings:

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if laxogenin is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

    LAXOGENIN Interactions What is this?

    We currently have no information for LAXOGENIN Interactions

    LAXOGENIN Dosing

    The appropriate dose of laxogenin depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for laxogenin. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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