Alpha-GPC seems to increase the levels of a chemical in the brain called acetylcholine. This brain chemical is important for memory and learning functions.
People use alpha-GPC for Alzheimer disease, stroke, memory and thinking skills, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In some countries in Europe, alpha-GPC is a prescription drug. In the US, alpha-GPC is only available as a dietary supplement. Don't confuse alpha-GPC with choline, lecithin, or phosphatidylcholine. These are not the same.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for ALPHA-GPC overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if alpha-GPC is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Scopolamine (Transderm Scop) interacts with ALPHA-GPC
Alpha-GPC increases a chemical in the brain called acetylcholine. Scopolamine blocks this same chemical. It is possible that alpha-GPC decreases the effects of scopolamine, but it's not clear if this actually happens.
Be watchful with this combination
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