Inositol is a B-type vitamin. It protects at a cellular level and helps promote healthy mood and stress-coping ability. Important for eye health. Enhances the function of the brain and immune system.
Endogenous inositol is an essential component of cell membrane phospholipids. It has weak lipotropic activity and can move fat out of the liver and intestine cells. Inositol is a constituent of the intracellular phosphatidyl inositol second messenger system, which is linked to serotonin, norepinephrine, and cholinergic receptors. Some evidence suggests that exogenous inositol may have benefits in alleviating mood disorders.
Each capsule contains the following as active ingredients:
Store in a cool dry place below 25°C. Keep out of the reach of children.
Adults and children over 12 years of age: Take 4 capsule daily or as recommended by your health care provider.
Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a health care provider. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Safety in children has not been established.
Side effects may include nausea, tiredness, headache and dizziness.
There are no known contraindications.
Carbamazepine, lithium and valproic acid reduce the level of inositol in the brain by inhibiting enzymes responsible for inositol production in the brain. The effect on brain inositol levels may contribute to their effect on bipolar disorder. The effect of inositol supplementation on their therapeutic effect in bipolar disease is unknown.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been established.