Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Sarcosine?


#1

The advertisement at the top of the forum page caught my eye - anybody tried it?


#2

Jeez…not another Sarcosine thread.


#3

Just asking.
I will search for other threads.
Given that it on the forum page, I thought there might be some good feedback on it. I had never heard of it.


#4

Here are some other people’s comments and discussion on Sarcosine:


#5

My son has a big interest in supplements, and if there is one that would assist his current prescribed meds, I would definitely support him taking it.


#6

There actually is quite a bit of scientific evidence that Sarcosine helps people, including two randomized, placebo controlled studies out of Harvard, plus others out of Isreal. Here are some links:


#7

and another study:

http://www.biologicalpsychiatryjournal.com/article/S0006-3223(07)00428-3/abstract


#8

And a video on the topic by a UCLA professor / MD:

And a summary of the benefits as seen in this slide:


#9

Thank you for the info. We might give it a try.


#10

Another discussion on this topic that is going on in the Medications/Vitamins forum: