Alpha Lipoic Acid tablets

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Alpha Lipoic Acid tablets

Postby Auntie Jo » Sun May 03, 2015 11:49 am

Has anyone tried the above for help with pain? I started off on Gabapentin which made by Ibs unbearable, then went on to Pregabalin. The Pregabalin helped with the pain but made me very forgetful and I was living in a daydream on just 150mg daily ( 3 x 50mg). Because of this I couldn't function so have cut down to 100mg daily on doctors advice and of course pain is now back! A friend said she had read somewhere about Alpha Lipoic Acid being of help with nerve pain. I have tried taking 600mg of Alpha Lipoic Acid daily over the past few weeks but have found no difference. I'd be really interested if anyone else has tried this tablet.
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Re: Alpha Lipoic Acid tablets

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Re: Alpha Lipoic Acid tablets

Postby Auntie Jo » Sun May 03, 2015 7:42 pm

Thanks for the website information. I'll give it a bit longer and see if it helps.
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Re: Alpha Lipoic Acid tablets

Postby Iceskatemum » Mon May 18, 2015 6:17 am

I went to see an ME consultant as I was concerned with my fatigue levels and associated PEM. he suggested ALA tablets to aid cellular energy production and I took them for about 4 months . In hind sight they probably did me some good but for some reason ( I can't remember why , possibly just not organised ) I stopped taking them and have gone back to being very fatigued most of the while with substantial PEM after I try even the simplest of activity . I keep meaning to go back on them again but just never get around to it.


Do keep on them for a good 3-4 months to help get them in your system and if you find they work for you don't just drop them as I did.
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