A. Policosanol has been shown to exert direct effect on the liver cells that control cholesterol manufacture and breakdown. Specifically, it balances cholesterol levels by impacting both excessive manufacture and impaired breakdown of cholesterol. It is also an effective antioxidant.Q. Are there scientific studies on Policosanol?
A. Policosanol is the most extensively studied natural product for cholesterol control. The clinical studies have included short and long-term, randomized, placebo-controlled, and safety studies. Policosanol has also been compared to cholesterol-lowering drugs in comparative trials. All together Policosanol has been evaluated in nearly 30,000 subjects.Q. How long will it take to produce results?
A. Detailed clinical trials have shown that Policosanol produces beneficial effects on cholesterol control within the first 6-8 weeks of use.Q. Are there any side effects?
A. Policosanol is completely safe. It can be used in diabetics, elderly subjects, and even in patients with impaired liver function or severe liver damage without fear of side effect.Q. What is the proper dosage?
A. The recommended starting dose is one or two 6 mg tablets with the evening meal, since cholesterol manufacture is increased at night. If the response is not adequate after an interval of at least 2 months, the dose can be doubled to the maximum recommended dosage of 24 mg/day.Q. Where can I buy Policosanol?