ORCHIC EXTRACT

OTHER NAME(S):

Bovine Orchic Extract, Bovine Testicle Extract, Bull Balls Extract, Concentré Testiculaire, Extracto Orchic, Extrait de Testicule, Extrait de Testicule Bovin, Extrait de Testicule de Taureau, Facteurs Testiculaires, Orchic, Orchic Concentrate, Orchic Factors, Orchic Substance, Substance Testiculaire.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Orchic extract is made from cattle testicles. It is used to make medicine.

Men use orchic extract to maintain healthy testicular function.

How does it work?

Marketers imply that orchic extracts are a good source of testosterone. However, there is currently no evidence to support this claim.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

  • Maintaining testicle health in men.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of orchic extract for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough reliable information to know if orchic extract is safe. However, since orchic extract preparations are made from animals, there is a concern about contamination with diseased animal parts. But, so far, there are no reports of disease transmission to people due to use of contaminated orchic extract.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Because it is unlikely that women would use orchic extract, the safety of using orchic extract during pregnancy and breast-feeding has not been studied well. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for ORCHIC EXTRACT Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of orchic extract 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 orchic extract. 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.

View References

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  • Lewis CJ. Letter to reiterate certain public health and safety concerns to firms manufacturing or importing dietary supplements that contain specific bovine tissues. FDA. Available at: www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/dspltr05.html.
  • ORCHIC PMG (Protomorphogen). Natural Health Cod. www.nbizz.com/naturalhealthdoc/listings/184.html (Accessed 9 November 2000).

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