Avocado soy unsaponifiables are chemicals that are found in avocado and soybean oils. These chemicals are mixed together to form avocado soy unsaponifiable products.
Avocado soy unsaponifiables are taken for osteoarthritis. They are also used for back pain, and hot flashes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don't confuse avocado soy unsaponifiables with compounds made only from avocado, avocado sugar, soybean, or soybean oil.
Avocado soy unsaponifiables include chemicals like vitamin E, plant fats, and others. The mixture of these chemicals seems to reduce swelling in the joints and other places in the body.
When taken by mouth: Taking avocado soy unsaponifiables is POSSIBLY SAFE for adults when specific products (Piascledine 300 or Flexi-Smart) are taken for up to 3 years. Side effects to avocado soy unsaponifiables are rare but might include stomach problems, diarrhea, constipation, headache, rash, and liver injury.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if avocado soy unsaponifiables are safe to take when pregnant or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
There are no known interactions with medications. Before taking this product, talk with your health professional if you take any medications.
There are no known interactions with herbs and supplements.
There are no known interactions with foods.
- For osteoarthritis: A specific product containing avocado soy unsaponifiables (Piascledine 300, Laboratoires Expanscience) 300 mg each day for up to 3 years.
ASU, ASU-NMX 1000TM, ASU Expanscience, Avoca ASU, Avosol, Dasuquin, Piascledine 300.
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