- What other names is Ecdysterone known by?
- What is Ecdysterone?
- How does Ecdysterone work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Ecdysterone.
20-Hydroxy-Ecdysterone, 20-Hydroxyecdysone, 20-Hydroxy-Beta-Ecdysterone, Alfa-ecdysone, Beta-ecdysone, Beta Ecdysterone, Commisterone, Ecdisten, Ecdysone, Ecdystérone, Ecdysterona, Hydroxyecdysterone, Isoinokosterone, Suma.
Ecdysterone is used to increase muscle mass and improve athletic performance.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Muscle building.
- Improving athletic performance.
- Other conditions.
There isn't enough reliable information available about ecdysterone to know if it is safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of ecdysterone during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of ecdysterone 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 ecdysterone. 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.
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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