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What have been observed effects of inositol in powdered form on schizo-affective disorder? At what dosages?

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Dr. Jerald Ratner
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: None

Inositol has proven to be a weak substance for the treatment of any psychiatric disorder let alone schizoaffective which is quite serious.

In brief: None

Inositol has proven to be a weak substance for the treatment of any psychiatric disorder let alone schizoaffective which is quite serious.
Dr. Jerald Ratner
Dr. Jerald Ratner
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: No real studies

There are no published studies using inositol with schizoaffective disorder.
One small study [ http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/11254020 ] did show that 12 grams/day of inositol could be helpful in bipolar depression. It is more an add-on, rather than solo treatment, for this condition. Another study [ http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/16449473 ] showed Lamotrigine was more effective.

In brief: No real studies

There are no published studies using inositol with schizoaffective disorder.
One small study [ http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/11254020 ] did show that 12 grams/day of inositol could be helpful in bipolar depression. It is more an add-on, rather than solo treatment, for this condition. Another study [ http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/16449473 ] showed Lamotrigine was more effective.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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