February 13, 2016


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What other names is Phosphatidylcholine known by?

1,2-diacyl-:ussn:ueglycero-3-phosphocholine, Fosfatidilcolina, Lipodissolve, Lipolight, Lipolyse, Lipothérapie, Lipotherapy, Phosphatidyl Choline, Phospholipid, Phospholipide, Phospholipon, Polyenylphosphatidylcholine, Polyénylphosphatidylcholine, PtdCho.

What is Phosphatidylcholine?

Phosphatidylcholine is a chemical contained in eggs, soybeans, and other foods.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Hepatitis C when used together with regular treatments.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Hepatitis A.
  • A movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia.
  • Improving a medical procedure called peritoneal dialysis.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Anxiety, hepatitis B, eczema, gallbladder disease, manic-depressive illness, circulation disorders of the arms and legs, weight loss, decrease fat, high cholesterol, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, depressed immunity, preventing aging, 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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