In a placebo-controlled trial with 80 women, Stoll reported that Remifemin
reduced mean overall symptom scores by 59% compared with baseline and responses were significantly greater than the reduction by 29% with placebo.
Experiences with the Cimicifuga preparation remifemin
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A recent study found that Remifemin
black cohosh extract, distributed by Enzymatic Therapy, Inc., Green Bay, WI, reduced menopausal symptoms by 70% in 12 weeks, including hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, irritability and related occasional sleeplessness.
is a popular extract of black cohosh used for PMS and menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes.
"We also think that a brand like Remifemin
, our menopause product, will clearly benefit, and we're using different marketing approaches to make sure that consumers get the message," he adds.
The well-tested standardized preparation used in research is Remifemin
. Common daily dose: 40 milligrams.
"Dramatic benefits within 4 to 8 weeks," promises Remifemin
. A midlife change "just as Nature intended," offers Promensil.
(22) Women were assigned to either an isopropanolic extract of black cohosh containing 40 mg/day (Remifemin
) or 2.5 mg tibolone per day.
Enzymatic Therapy, Green Bay, WI, has reacquired the distribution rights for Remifemin
, a leading OB/GYN-recommended, non-prescription menopausal therapy.
This particular combination often works better for women than either hesperidin or black cohosh alone (found in the highly-advertised supplement Remifemin
GlaxoSmithKline markets a black cohash-based product called Remifemin
, which the company promotes as a drug-free and estrogen-free solution for menopausal symptoms.
New herbal remedies aimed at women include Amerifit Nutrition's Estroven PMS, Naturade Inc.'s Naturade Total Soy Menopause Relief, Glaxo-SmithKline Consumer Health-care's RemiFemin
Menopause and Natrol Inc.'s Calci-Delite nutrition bars.