Now Foods, SAMe, 400 mg, 60 Tablets
By Now Foods37 Reviews
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0.84 lbs (0.38 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00141
- UPC Code: 733739001412
- Package Quantity: 60 Tablets
- Dimensions: 2.4 x 2.4 x 4.1 in, 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg)
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- Nervous System Support
- Supports Emotional Well-Being
- Supports Joint Health
- Enteric Coated
- A Dietary Supplement
- GMP Quality Assured
SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine), a compound native to the body, is a critical component of many biochemical reactions, including those that affect brain biochemistry and joint health. Numerous studies have indicated that SAMe can help to temporarily alleviate minor joint discomfort resulting from overexertion or stress. In addition, because SAMe is also necessary for the synthesis of neurotransmitters, it plays an important role in mood support. NOW SAMe is enteric-coated, which makes it very well tolerated and protects it from degradation.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 tablet 2 to 4 times daily, preferably on an empty stomach.
Refrigeration recommended after opening.
Cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), silica, stearic acid (vegetable source), ascorbic acid, citric acid and enteric coating (cellulose, triethyl citrate, methacrylic acid.)
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Caution: For adults only. Individuals with bipolar (manic) depression and those with anxiety disorders should not take SAMe unless under professional medical supervision. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|SAMe (S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine) (from 800 mg of S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine Disulfate Tosylate)||400 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I read about SAMe from a variety of sources. My psychiatrist gave it an o.k. for mood stabilization support, but warned that it costs a lot of money. Because of joint pain AND mood issues, I was hoping for a multi-treatment of sorts, which would enable me to reduce or eliminate a few other meds. I ordered what I predicted was a 6 week supply, based on the dosing my MD suggested. I am pressing on, determined to finish the first 60 tablets, and regretting the purchase. Although "side effects may go away over time", I've about had enough. At 400, mgs, I had severe abdominal pain the first few days, diminshing to a mere loss of appetite beyond. Increasing the dose by 400 mgs/week (with permission to increase all the way up to 2400 from MD)I am now up to 1200 mgs. I will abandon this experiment at the end of the week, unless I find my knee pain improved, and the stomach pain/loss of appetite thing gone. As for mood, no one in pain and without good diet, due to loss of appetite, can be real happy. As for the money, not worth it for me. AND, come to find out from the Naturopath, SAMe is very unstable, must be refridgerated at ALL times, no matter what the product label says, should be purchased only in a blister pack etc. I have three unopened bottles left. I will ask whether iHerb will take them back, but I doubt they will. My mistake. I should have researched this one more carefully.
This is a life saver. It really does ease joint pain, lift depression, and I can't tell about it cleansing the liver part. It's not that we are not on speaking terms, I just don't know what my liver feels like. But I do know that my hubby and I both take it every morning. We communicate better and stay more focused and have much less depression. Again a healthy life style helps and this gives us a good start toward it.