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Immunomodulatory and neuroprotective effects of inosine

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by heapsreal, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

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    I didn't notice any results, unfortunately, either in terms of symptom reduction.

    I do think it's good to have uric acid levels in range though because it is a potent antioxidant. For that reason alone (and because I didn't get any side effects from it), I will probably go back on it again once I get some other things better under control.
     
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    @heapsreal - did the inosine help increase your NK cells? how long did you take it, and at what does? thanks.
     
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    I didnt have any nk testing at the time of using inosine. The very first time i used it i improved quite alot on it but this lasted 6 weeks. I have been unable to repeat this since with inosine. this was several years ago.

    I have experimented with a few immune mods and now sticking with immunovir long term as they have increased my nk numbers after a couple of months use in the past.

    I have used some immune mods from russia called cycloferon and arbidol. cycloferon did increase my nk function alot and i felt better on it but unable to sustain this, i think it may be good for viral type crashes etc. Arbidol is also an interferon inducer like immunovir and arbidol and is indicated for cold/flu infections, i found this helped my sinus infections alot but never had any nk testing while on it.

    I did use the ahcc and the first night broke out in a fever and sweating alot the first night. I did the high doses of 3000mg a day for 10 days and then a maintenance dose of 1000mg a day and got nk numbers tested when on this dose, but i didnt have any changes in nk numbers. Possibly need to stay on the higher doses for this but cost is out of my league. I might use this like cycloferon and use it for crashes etc??
     
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    I had a gout attack after taking it for 3 weeks. And I hadn't had a gout attack in 5 years, so I strongly suspect the inosine.
     
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    Inosine is taken with the purpose to raise uric acid, it is an UA precursor. Just google inosine uric acid
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    http://jpet.aspetjournals.org/content/324/1/1.full
     
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    I've been taking inosine for maybe 10 months. Dr. Chia recommended it to me maybe a year and a half ago, after Equilibrant did nothing for me. When I first tried inosine, I noticed nothing, no effect, so stopped it. Then I tried it again maybe 10 months later (I've lost track!), and I noticed it boosted my energy. My NK number was very low and I'm sick a lot, so I'm hoping it will help my immune system.

    I haven't noticed any negative side effects. I do have mild allergies but they haven't worsened, and I have no idea of my uric acid number. I do want to get my NK numbers re-tested to see if this has helped.
     
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