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    Clear Edge Product Review


    As I'm sure most of you know, nutraplanet has a pretty killer deal on the new Clear Edge nootropic supplement. I saw that dsade is looking for testers, and I'm sure that many of you are curious about this product. I figured that I could help out here by giving my unbiased opinion.

    I'm really a sucker for any type of memory/cognitive enhancing supplement and I've got quite a bit of experience with them. Some previous products that I've used include:

    SNS Focus XT
    Omega Cerebral
    Scivation Neurostim

    also bulk nootropics...
    ALCAR, phenibut, aniracetam/choline, theanine, rhodiola, deprenyl, etc...

    I placed an order for 5 bottles (for only $30) a few days ago and recieved it yesterday. This morning, I took my first serving (8 caps) along with 100mg of caffiene. Honestly, I wasn't expecting too much out of this product when I ordered...but for the price I figured that I had nothing to lose.

    After my 1st dose, I'm wondering if I made a mistake by only picking up 5 bottles. I would rate this higher than any of the other nootropic formulas that I've tried in the past (focus xt, neurostim, etc.). After about 30 minutes of taking the product, I began to feel the effects. Increased mental energy, elevated mood, and certainly increased focus.

    As I said, its only been one day...but so far I'm really impressed. If you haven't already, I suggest you pick some up. You won't find a better nootropic formula for this price.

    http://www.nutraplanet.com/product/1225/clear_edge.html


    Any questions? Ask away. I'll try to add more feedback as I continue to use Clear Edge.

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    Id hope it had an effect quigs since the dose is 3 caps.LOL Im glad its working for you.Ive taken on a second job which is 11pm-7am and Im probably going to try this as its tough to stay awake on my 1hr ride home after doing basically double shifts 5 days a week.


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    I, too, picked up the fiver. My pack gets in tomorrow and I'll give some feedback. Glad you've responded well to it thus far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmowry
    Id hope it had an effect quigs since the dose is 3 caps.LOL Im glad its working for you.Ive taken on a second job which is 11pm-7am and Im probably going to try this as its tough to stay awake on my 1hr ride home after doing basically double shifts 5 days a week.
    3 caps is a bit too low IMO which is why I boosted the dose. I'm guessing that you're going to need to take at least 6 caps to really get the full effects of the product. If you look at the 3 cap amount of the various compounds they would be underdosed and I really doubt you'd feel much of anything.
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    I know what youre saying as Im a mega doser to get any effect from most supps.This is still fine if it keeps me awake on my drive home.Thanks for the reply.

    Quote Originally Posted by quigs
    3 caps is a bit too low IMO which is why I boosted the dose. I'm guessing that you're going to need to take at least 6 caps to really get the full effects of the product. If you look at the 3 cap amount of the various compounds they would be underdosed and I really doubt you'd feel much of anything.


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    i am getting stimx, bo/clout. can i still fit clear edge in, keep in mind i do a lot of stims. want to use this as part of my cut post pct. please give me a protocal on dosing as i dont have exp. with nootropics and their effects. thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigt
    i am getting stimx, bo/clout. can i still fit clear edge in, keep in mind i do a lot of stims. want to use this as part of my cut post post cycle therapy. please give me a protocal on dosing as i dont have exp. with nootropics and their effects. thanks
    I wouldn't really classify this supplement as a stimulant...it is however a pretty nice addition to stimulant based products. I typically use nootropics along with a stim (caffiene at least) in order to enhance effects.

    When I've used nootropics in the past, it was typically while studying for exams or working late on projects. They could also be useful to use during stressful times at work or pre-workout. They tend to give me just a little bit more brain power when I need it.

    I would throw the clear edge in @ 6 caps either pre-workout/studying/working.
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    decided to go with venom instead of stimx. could i take them together? thanks quigs, ive used stims 'alot' but first time with nootropic. btw should i still take 6 if i take with venom?
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    Have you used Venom before???
    If not - I would take it by itself (one cap) for the first few times to assess how you respond. It can have a very long effective life (as in - trouble getting to bed 16+ hours later).
    Combining with Clear Edge could make that worse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmh80
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    Have you used Venom before???
    If not - I would take it by itself (one cap) for the first few times to assess how you respond. It can have a very long effective life (as in - trouble getting to bed 16+ hours later).
    Combining with Clear Edge could make that worse.
    Agreed. I don't see a problem adding the two, but venom/stim-x are pretty strong and I think you should probably assess tolerance to this product before you add anything.
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    thanks jm i just use 1 venom. i am having a difficult time coming up with a dosing schedule. i am thinking take a venom before work and 6 clear edge at 2nd break. does that sound like a better plan. i get off work at 7am, and dont go to bed till 2pm. btw im weighing in at 240 after my last cycle.
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    Second day dose: 6 caps clear edge along with 1 cap of thermolife stizm.

    I use stizm at 1 cap per day almost every day instead of drinking coffee. I find it to be cheaper, more effective, and just much less of a hastle. After taking 6 caps of clear edge along with it I honestly didnt' notice the same effects as with 8 caps. It was different than stizm alone...some mood elevation, increased mental "clarity", but certainly not as pronounced as the 1st day.
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    thanks jm i just use 1 venom. i am having a difficult time coming up with a dosing schedule. i am thinking take a venom before work and 6 clear edge at 2nd break. does that sound like a better plan. i get off work at 7am, and dont go to bed till 2pm. btw im weighing in at 240 after my last cycle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigt
    thanks jm i just use 1 venom. i am having a difficult time coming up with a dosing schedule. i am thinking take a venom before work and 6 clear edge at 2nd break. does that sound like a better plan. i get off work at 7am, and dont go to bed till 2pm. btw im weighing in at 240 after my last cycle.
    If you feel like you need it, sure add in the clear edge @ 6 caps.


    On a side note: The capsules are clear. I suggest to dsade that when he does reformulate this product for RPN that he use an opaque capsule (white or colored) rather than clear. The reason that I am saying this is that the powder within the caps does not appear to be homogenized. There are brown/black clumps in the caps which look kinda gross. I could easily see this raising some questions with some customers wondering if their product "went bad" and what the "brown stuff" is.
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    I think that would sound reasonable to me. You'd be taking the CE at, what, midnight (assuming 7pm to 7am shift)?
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    thats summertime hours, right now on straight 8's. 11 to 7. take venom around 10 before work ,and ce at 3. im going to try 6, see how i like it. thanks for the info guys i think i am gonna like this.
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    I've gone up to 9 caps, and love its effects also. Really clear headed, jittery-free energy for basically the rest of the day.The only cautionary note I can add is I've had a couple of sun spot type effects in my vision after taking it, sort of like the start of a migraine, but it has always gone away with no headache. I'm wondering if the increased blood flow to the brain could be what is causing this and if I should stick with a lower dose just to be safe.
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    Are you taking all 9 caps spread thru out the day or all at once? Just trying to figure out a dosing protocol.
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    All at once just to try, i've taken it at lower doses, and it seems to work well also. I usually have a high tolerance to stim type products, although this isn't exactly one, so I went high to see. Like I said no real problems, just the vision thing for maybe 2-3 minutes a couple of times during the day.
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    Seeing as how you stated it lasted the rest of the day, what time of the day did you take them? A one a day dosing for a all day effect would definitely be a plus.
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    I took it probably around 11:00 am, I work 2nd shift and sleep late. I also took 2 gms alcar and 300 mgs sib., but I'm used to the effects of those. I really like clear edge and may buy at least 5 more.
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    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to daniel35 again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quigs
    If you feel like you need it, sure add in the clear edge @ 6 caps.


    On a side note: The capsules are clear. I suggest to dsade that when he does reformulate this product for RPN that he use an opaque capsule (white or colored) rather than clear. The reason that I am saying this is that the powder within the caps does not appear to be homogenized. There are brown/black clumps in the caps which look kinda gross. I could easily see this raising some questions with some customers wondering if their product "went bad" and what the "brown stuff" is.
    Yeah, we are going to use colored caps. The product is fine, just a mix of brownish herbals and sticky white powders.
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    I bought a couple of bottles to try, I have a very stressful job in insurance dealing with demanding agents all day and analyzing lots of date, so my hopes were high (I'm very aware of what work stress does to me). I dosed at 3 caps and didnt really feel anything. I then tried 6 and noticed some focus, but not much really. I just popped 8 on an empty stomach. I'm going to try it with some liquid ephedra tonight if I don't feel much on 8 today. I usually respond pretty well to stims, not so much straigt nootropics though. I'm 220lbs and 26 y.o., so we'll see. I'll give an update after today.
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    Dsade: Any comment on the recommended dose being too little? Just curious as to your thoughts on this as People are taking up to 3x the recommended dose.
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    I do pretty good on a 4 capsule dosage, first thing in the morning on an empty stomach.

    The original market required a smaller dosage, so I do believe it is underdosed. 4-6 caps per day does great for me.
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    Well I found the powerband of this supp for me. I took either 5 or 6 caps with almost a full dose of spirosome pre-workout. I had the usual kick to the pants that spirosome gives, but I wasnt as anxious and I was alert and focused for much longer than the spirosome allows (about 3-4 hours). I think for me I need some good stims to complete the package, provides the spark to the fuel. I did notice some better clarity and somewhat improved ability to express ideas and thoughts when I took 8 caps at work without stims. 5-6 caps with stims is the way I think I'll run the rest. So far, I likey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by z28man
    Well I found the powerband of this supp for me. I took either 5 or 6 caps with almost a full dose of spirosome pre-workout. I had the usual kick to the pants that spirosome gives, but I wasnt as anxious and I was alert and focused for much longer than the spirosome allows (about 3-4 hours). I think for me I need some good stims to complete the package, provides the spark to the fuel. I did notice some better clarity and somewhat improved ability to express ideas and thoughts when I took 8 caps at work without stims. 5-6 caps with stims is the way I think I'll run the rest. So far, I likey.
    I think you are exactly right. While personally I am taking 4 caps in the morning empty stomach with coffee, the product was originally designed to take 6 caps.

    The diversity of the target market (males and females of various weights) indicated it would be best to recommend 3 caps, though.

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    Well its been a few more days using the product at various dosages.

    4 caps - nothing
    6 caps - slight effects on mood and concentration
    8 caps - significant effects on concentration, good mood elevation

    For me, the optimal dose appears to be 8 caps/serving. When 8 caps are mixed with a bit of caffiene, I found it to be much more effective than both Focus XT and neurostim + C (nootropics with caffiene) .

    I will be trying it with some aniracetam/choline and again with deprenyl in the next few days. Stay tuned.
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    Be careful mixing with Aniracetam...lower the dose of both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade
    Be careful mixing with Aniracetam...lower the dose of both.
    I typically use around 500mg - 1g of aniracetam/dose. I planned to go ~1g along with 6 caps clear edge. Just curious, what is your reasoning behind the warning?
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    Much the same as when you stack Piracetam with aniracetam, there seems to be a potentiation of effect, stacking Aniracetam with the Pyroglutamate in Clear Edge MIGHT cause similar issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade
    Much the same as when you stack Piracetam with aniracetam, there seems to be a potentiation of effect, stacking Aniracetam with the Pyroglutamate in Clear Edge MIGHT cause similar issues.
    Gotcha. I've never used a supplement with pyroglutamate in the past and am not really familiar with the compound. By any chance, do you have more info on it (maybe a link or something).

    Anyways, I went ahead and gave the Clear Edge/Aniracetam a shot. I was very pleased. 6 caps clear edge + ~1g aniracetam produced potent effects for approximately 5-6 hours.

    So far, my favorite clear edge combinations have been:

    1 cap stizm + 8 caps Clear Edge
    1g aniracetam + 6 caps clear edge

    I will be purchasing more CE.
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    No prob dsade and quigs could you elaborate a little on the effects you felt with the CE/Anira combo?
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    Quote Originally Posted by prld2gr8ns
    No prob dsade and quigs could you elaborate a little on the effects you felt with the CE/Anira combo?
    Surely. I've only tried the combo once so far, but I plan to try again in the future. The reason that I liked it so much was not so much in that it really made me feel better than CE alone, but I noticed a significant increase in motivation while studying. I had been in class/clinic begining at 8am-5pm that day, and was pretty beat by the time I got home. I considered taking a nap, but decided against it because I had so much studying to do that night for an exam the following morning. I didnt' want to take in too much more caffiene that evening because I wanted to make sure I could get a good night sleep. Anyway, I took the CE/Anir for a little brain boost (along with a can of diet dr pepper for a tad bit of caffiene).

    Typically when I study, the brain tends to wander and I find myself losing focus after about 30 mins or so (and usually end up on this site...haha, like I am now actually). After taking the CE combo, I found myself able to study consistently for about 5 hours with taking only minimal breaks. When it was time to get to bed, I was asleep as soon as the head hit the pillow...which is a HUGE benefit for me over stimulant based study aids. Hope this helps, and thanks again for the links.
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    Anytime quigs and thanks for the review. I'm looking into trying a new neuro stack with the semester and I'm just trying to decide which route to take. So far CE is looking good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by prld2gr8ns
    Anytime quigs and thanks for the review. I'm looking into trying a new neuro stack with the semester and I'm just trying to decide which route to take. So far CE is looking good.
    I think that CE would be a wise choice. As I've said before, I've tried most of the more popular nootropic formulas and haven't found one as effective as this. Not only that, its dirt cheap.

    For those of you who use anabolic pump, I suggest that you try CE on an empty stomach with a cap of the AP. The effects seem to be amplified to a higher degree when you combine the two. Give it a shot...
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