- What other names is Inositol known by?
- What is Inositol?
- How does Inositol work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Inositol.
Possibly Effective for...
- Panic disorder.
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
- An ovary disorder known as "polycystic ovary syndrome."
- Problems breathing in premature infants known as "acute respiratory distress syndrome."
- Psoriasis brought on or made worse by lithium drug therapy. Inositol doesn't seem to help psoriasis in people not taking lithium.
Possibly Ineffective for...
- Alzheimer's disease.
Likely Ineffective for...
- Diabetic nerve problems.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Problems metabolizing fat, high cholesterol, inability to sleep, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cancer, hair growth, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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