Frequently Asked Questions about PeaPure
1. What is PeaPure?
PeaPure is a dietary supplement on the basis of palmitoylethanolamide. Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA for short) is a pure and natural substance which is found in many living creatures and which is physiologically active. In the correct dosage, palmitoylethanolamide can be taken for a prolonged period of time.
After the PEA has first been analyzed and examined in accordance to the most stringent demands in an American laboratory, PeaPure is then produced by a specialized Dutch company in accordance to the highest quality demands of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Therefore, PeaPure is of a pharmaceutical quality and contains, compared with other PEA products, the highest concentration of pure PEA per capsule. PeaPure is guaranteed free of magnesium stearate and other pharmaceutical excipients.
2. What does PeaPure do?
As producers of dietary supplements JP Russell Science Ltd. due to recent legislation, restricted in giving information on the effects of PeaPure.
For more information we refer to other sources.
3. How is PeaPure produced and how is it broken down in our body?
Palmitoylethanolamide, the active ingredient of PeaPure, is a fatty substance made in body cells, mainly in and by those body cells that need this substance. The cells have enzymes that produce palmitoylethanolamide as well as enzymes that break it down into building stones for our body.
4. I now use another product that contains PEA, first as a sublingual powder, after that as a tablet. Can this product be compared with PeaPure?
Both products contain the physiologically active ingredient palmitoylethanolamide (PEA). PeaPure does not contain any chemical additives, flavoring agents, coloring agents or sweeteners.
As the name suggests: PeaPure is pure.
Other products may contain sorbitol.
Some people do not wish to take this sweetener.
PeaPure capsules do not contain sorbitol, just palmitoylethanolamide.
Is it difficult to swallow medium-sized or large tablets?
PeaPure capsules are easy to swallow. They are also easy to open and the palmitoylethanolamide powder can be sprinkled over your food or can be taken with milk or yoghurt.
5. Is PeaPure freely avaiable?
PeaPure is a dietary supplement and therefore freely available.
6. Is it safe to take PeaPure?
To date the active ingredient in PeaPure, palmitoylethanolamide, has been used by more than a million people in Europe: no particular, dangerous or problematic side-effects have been reported.
7. Can PeaPure be taken simultaneously with other substances?
Yes, as far as it is known, there are no other substances that cannot be taken simultaneously with PeaPure. When starting to take PeaPure, it is advisable always to consult or update a doctor, medical specialist or therapist.
8. Is PeaPure safe for people over the age of 65?
Yes, PeaPure can be taken safely by elderly people.
9. Is PeaPure produced according to the highest standards?
After the PEA has first been analyzed and examined in accordance to the most stringent demands in an American laboratory, PeaPure is then produced by a specialized Dutch company in accordance to the highest quality demands of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
Therefore, PeaPure is of a pharmaceutical quality and contains, compared with other PEA products, the highest concentration of pure PEA per capsule.
PeaPure is guaranteed free of magnesium stearate and other pharmaceutical excipients.
10. PEA is found in foods such as meat, eggs, soy beans and peanuts. If I am allergic to one of these products, can I still use PeaPure?
PEA does not contain any peanuts, soy and egg allergens. People who are allergic to these substances can safely use PeaPure.
11. When is the best time to take PeaPure?
The best time to take PeaPure is during or after a meal..
12. How much PeaPure should be taken?
It has been proved that taking 1 capsule of 400 mg 3 times a day during the first 2 months is a good starting dosage.
PeaPure users usually notice an improvement during the first few weeks.
Only after two months, the effectiveness of PeaPure can be properly evaluated. From that moment on it will become clear whether it is worthwhile to continue to take PeaPure for a prolonged period of time.
If, after 2 months, the desired effect has been achieved, the dosage can be reduced to 1 capsule of 400 mg 2 times a day.
Starting from 4 months you can consider:
- to continue the dosage of 1 capsule 2 times a day
- to reduce the dosage to 1 capsule 1 time a day
- to stop taking PeaPure.
If the result decreases after reducing the dosage, it is advisable to increase the dosage again to 1 capsule 2 or 3 times a day.
Users should decide for themselves or consult a medical specialist, doctor or therapist whether taking 1 capsule of 400 mg 2 times a day is sufficient as a maintenance dosage or whether it is to be preferred to take a higher dosage of PeaPure.
The capsules are easy to open. If they are difficult to swallow, the fine palmitoylethanolamide powder can be sprinkled over your food or it can be taken with milk or yoghurt.
13. 65+, should another dosage be taken?
People over the age of 65 can use the normally recommended dosage of 1 capsule of 400 mg PeaPure 2 or 3 times a day.
14. What should be done if the result is not sufficient?
If the result is not sufficient it is advisable to increase the dosage again to 1 capsule 2 or 3 times a day.
15. For how long should PeaPure be taken before results can be noticed?
Generally, the initial results will be noticeable within 2 months after starting to take PeaPure. Depending on various factors, it may take longer for certain users.
Sometimes the results are only noticed when a person stops taking PeaPure, because only then the difference will be clear between taking or not taking PeaPure.
To get the most out of PeaPure, it is advisable to take PeaPure for at least 2 months. This is a realistic evaluation period in order to determine which steps should be taken next. Sometimes it can take a while before a response can be noticed.
16. Why may it take a long period of time before any results are noticeable?
The effectiveness of Palmitoylethanolamide is rendered via natural mechanisms of the body. After starting to take PeaPure, many biological activities occur in the cells and it may take some weeks before any results are noticeable.
17. Does it ever occur that PeaPure does not work?
Yes, that is possible. The desired or expected results may not always be achieved for some people taking PeaPure. As yet, most people react in a positive way to PeaPure. However it is advisable to take PeaPure for at least 2 months before a fair judgement can be made.
18. Is PeaPure covered by health insurance companies?
No, as PeaPure is a dietary supplement it is generally not covered by health insurance companies.