What is Colesia® Oralgel? Colesia® Oralgel is a dietary supplement containing monacolin K (red yeast rice), plant sterols, Annurcomplex (a polyphenolic extract of Annurca apples) and flaxseed oil.
What does Colesia® Oralgel do? Colesia® Oralgel contains monacolin K from red yeast rice, which contributes to reducing the synthesis of cholesterol, and phytosterols (plant sterols and stanols) that contribute to reducing its absorption. Colesia® Oralgel also contains Annurcomplex, which has been shown to contribute to the correction of altered lipidic profiles, and flaxseed oil to regulate lipid metabolism.
In what form and dosages is Colesia taken? Colesia® Oralgel comes in water-soluble sticks. The recommended dosage is 1 to 2 sticks per day, dissolved in water after meals, unless otherwise indicated by your doctor.
Can I take Colesia® Oralgel if I am pregnant? No, it is recommended to avoid taking Colesia® Oralgel during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
I am intolerant to lactose: can I take Colesia® Oralgel®? Colesia® does not contain lactose, and can therefore also be taken by people who suffer from lactose intolerance.
I am intolerant to gluten: can I take Colesia® Oralgel? Colesia® is gluten-free and can therefore be taken safely even by people with gluten intolerance.
Can I give Colesia® Oralgel to my child? Colesia® Oralgel may prove inadequate from a nutritional standpoint for children under the age of five.
|FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS||PER STICK|
|Sterols and Stanols||400 mg|
|Monacolin K||5 mg|
|Flaxseed oil||2.127 mg|