A member of a family of vitamin B-like substances collectively known as inositol. However, unlike conventional inositol, d-Chiro-Inositol improves the body’s cellular response to insulin, making it useful for insulin resistant conditions such as metabolic syndrome, promoting weight loss and boosting energy levels. It is also beneficial for PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) in women.
Contributes to the maintenance of normal blood glucose levels.
Each capsule contains the following active ingredient:
Inactive ingredients: Hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate and magnesium silicate.
Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Store in a cool dry place below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children.
d-Chiro-Inositol is a member of a family of vitamin B-like substances collectively known as inositol. However, unlike conventional inositol, d-Chiro-Inositol is an important secondary messenger in insulin signal transduction. This means it improves the body’s cellular response to insulin, making it useful for insulin resistant conditions such as metabolic syndrome and diabetes, in men and women. It is also useful for PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) in women. d-Chiro-Inositol may also promote weight loss and boost energy levels in patients resistant to weight loss, caused by insulin resistance.
Adults 18 years and older:
Take 1 – 2 capsules twice daily with food.
Do not use this product if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Health supplements are intended only to complement health or supplement the diet.
d-Chiro-Inositol is generally well tolerated. Side effects can include nausea, tiredness, headaches and dizziness.
There are no known contraindications.
d-Chiro-Inositol may enhance the effectiveness of diabetic medicines and this could result in hypoglycaemia. Therefore, use under medical supervision if you already take diabetic medication.
Lithium, carbamazepine and valproic acid reduce the inositol levels in the brain, the effect of d-Chiro-inositol supplementation on their efficiency is unknown, use this combination with caution.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Safety during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding has not yet been established.