I was wondering why my sarcosine seems to quit working after a while. It works so well then eventually it stops. Does this have something to do with the supplement getting bad after sitting for a while? I thought about buying packets to keep the medicine fresher. Help would be much appreciated!
I think supplement effects is weak,it ain’t like a real medication,if supplement works well,everyone would be taking it and doctor would offer it…medication like bitopertin would have a lot stronger potency…I had tried sarcosine for 6 weeks and glycine for a months,both had little effect,just my two cents
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Yeah I know what you mean, It works well for me for a few days then nothing. I dont think there is a way to make it better you’ll just have to wait for Bitopertin like the rest of us
Bitopertin had bad phase 3 results…
wow your right I just looked it up not good news I had high hopes for Bitopertin
You might want to try D-Serine, it’s an NMDA agonist like sarcosine but it seems to take effect quicker (~30 minutes) and it works when sarcosine doesn’t, you can buy it from Smart Powders. It’s expensive but it’s worth it for me.
another question. If i take more than 2 grams of sarcosine a day am i going to have any adverse effects? What have you guys experianced?
I took about 4 grams a day after it started to not work for me anymore and I got a pain in my groin so I stoped taking it.
I took around 4g consistently for a week or two after it stopped working for me too and I had no adverse effects but it still didn’t work very well, no difference from when I was on a lower dose.
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