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    What is your dosing on the three u listed above and how long did it take for you to feel the effects ??? The way you described feeling without the choline on ALCAR is very similar to how I describe it.

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    It's too bad that doctors don't know more about Aniracetam because I think it would help so many people rather than loading them up on prescriptions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RipdnTxs View Post
    What is your dosing on the three u listed above and how long did it take for you to feel the effects ??? The way you described feeling without the choline on ALCAR is very similar to how I describe it.
    I do about 1.6 grams of choline citrate and 1.5g Alcar with 1g Aniracetam twice daily spaced about 8 hours apart. I'm not sure of the MOA of those prescriptions but it may be that they reduce choline levels in the brain, so you may need more. Play around with the dosages of Alcar and Choline if you don't get the right effects. Lately I've added Piracetam back in with the stack and feel slightly better but I wouldn't worry about that in your stack.
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    cooper are you still using 1-2 grams daily? still noticing the benefits? how often do you cycle on and off?
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    Cooper, what product do you use for your ALCAR source??
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    Quote Originally Posted by aceroni
    Cooper, what product do you use for your ALCAR source??
    I'm sure he uses SNS, the company he works for
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    Quote Originally Posted by icecold9487 View Post
    cooper are you still using 1-2 grams daily? still noticing the benefits? how often do you cycle on and off?
    2g daily. I do 2-3 months on, 1 month off.

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    Cooper, what product do you use for your ALCAR source??
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    I know this is kind of a bump out of no where, but I ran ALCAR for about 3 months. I have been off of it for a couple months and I have a noticeable difference in mental clarity and recall. I also was supplementing NA-R-ALA. I don't know if it is a boost in Acetyl-Choline levels or the neuroprotective properties, but I can attest to what the original post.


    Bump for anyone who hasn't seen this thread, or anyone who isn't sure about giving ALCAR a try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nattydisaster View Post
    Who is Mr Cooper?
    His real name is Mark Curry who starred in said comedy TV show for several years in the 90's. http://www.tv.com/shows/hangin-with-mr-cooper/
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    Who is Mr Cooper?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RipdnTxs View Post
    Does anyone have any experience using Alcar while on SSRIs ??? I take 15 mg Paxil daily and I could really use a boost in overall cognitive function. I just dont feel nearly as sharp or able to retain info like I used too..
    Yes, I use ALCAR and take Paxil.

    Take ALCAR - it is GREAT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beau View Post
    Yes, I use ALCAR and take Paxil.

    Take ALCAR - it is GREAT.
    ALCAR and I dont work well together, Ive tried it alone and with my current stack of Aniracetam(750mg) and akg/choline(700mg) twice daily. I felt out of the moment on both occasions, so I,m sticking with my current stack and really loving the effects. I,m curious why ALCAR has this effect on me.....
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    I'm the same way...ALCAR is not ideal for me. I like some of the effects..energy etc, but I start feeling edgy after a few days of use and then insomnia kicks in. Its a shame because it has so many great properties.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    I am taking 2g/day. On off days, 1 split it 1 AM, 1 midday. On workout days, I take 2g preworkout.
    That is how I plan on taking it, too. Do I need to take choline with it? If yes, how much? Can I take it for 2/3 months without any other antioxidants?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingjameskjf View Post
    His real name is Mark Curry who starred in said comedy TV show for several years in the 90's. http://www.tv.com/shows/hangin-with-mr-cooper/
    Haha, I used to watch that as a kid
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    Quote Originally Posted by BPjohn123 View Post
    Haha, I used to watch that as a kid
    Me too, coop's user name always reminds me of that.
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    Have you guys tried Brain Candy? I have tried it (the caffeine version) and liked it. It seems like a pretty complete formula, but the label does not specify how much ALCAR is in there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John33 View Post
    Have you guys tried Brain Candy? I have tried it (the caffeine version) and liked it. It seems like a pretty complete formula, but the label does not specify how much ALCAR is in there.
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    Looks solid but that caffeine dose is brutal.
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    I honestly feel Alcar had progressively made me more intelligent and articulate over the years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clemenza View Post
    I honestly feel Alcar had progressively made me more intelligent and articulate over the years.
    Give yourself some credit for mental maturation
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Give yourself some credit for mental maturation
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    Is it necessary to add in choline? You get a good bit from eggs beef chicken etc which I eat almost daily.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountryLiftin View Post
    Is it necessary to add in choline? You get a good bit from eggs beef chicken etc which I eat almost daily.
    IMO its important to be at maxiumum choline levels as the stimulants are acting
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    Quote Originally Posted by nattydisaster View Post
    IMO its important to be at maxiumum choline levels as the stimulants are acting
    What choline dose would you suggest per day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by nattydisaster View Post
    IMO its important to be at maxiumum choline levels as the stimulants are acting
    How much choline would you recommend? Is it better to take ALCAR with choline or with Alpha GPC?
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    Almost finished with my first SNS bottle of ALCAR dosed at 1g a day. I noticed marked benefits in mental clarity at that dose. I will bump to the 2g a day dose when the next bottle arrives to see the difference. I will also be picking up the new Caff free FocusXT when that hits the market.
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    NOW has a formula that combines Choline and Inositol. Does it make sense to take ALCAR with Choline & Inositol?
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    Thanks natty. I am also interested in what dose of choline is recommended for this purpose. A single egg has 125 mg I think. Or 25% dv. Not bad. I am sure the supplement is around 1-2g?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdavid View Post
    What choline dose would you suggest per day?
    Entirely user-dependent. Some doses will make users alert; others will make them sleepy. I like 2g choline citrate.

    Quote Originally Posted by John33 View Post
    How much choline would you recommend? Is it better to take ALCAR with choline or with Alpha GPC?
    I take 2g SNS Choline Citrate. 500mg of CDP-Choline or Alpha-GPC is fine too.

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    NOW has a formula that combines Choline and Inositol. Does it make sense to take ALCAR with Choline & Inositol?
    I'm not big on inositol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Entirely user-dependent. Some doses will make users alert; others will make them sleepy. I like 2g choline citrate.



    I take 2g SNS Choline Citrate. 500mg of CDP-Choline or Alpha-GPC is fine too.



    I'm not big on inositol.
    Is that choline dose every day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZMIDLYF View Post
    Is that choline dose every day?
    Yup
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    Thx! What are your thoughts on subbing this with taking caff free FocusXT every day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    I take 2g SNS Choline Citrate. 500mg of CDP-Choline or Alpha-GPC is fine too.
    Do you take it at the same time you take ALCAR? Does it matter? One of the reasons I ask is because on my Alpha-GPC bottle it says to take it 90 minutes prior to lifting (it is a liquid form of Alpha-GPC).

    On non-workout days, do you split the dose 250mg choline with 1g ALCAR (first half of the day), 250mg choline with 1g ALCAR (second half of the day)? Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by John33
    Do you take it at the same time you take ALCAR? Does it matter? One of the reasons I ask is because on my Alpha-GPC bottle it says to take it 90 minutes prior to lifting (it is a liquid form of Alpha-GPC).

    On non-workout days, do you split the dose 250mg choline with 1g ALCAR (first half of the day), 250mg choline with 1g ALCAR (second half of the day)? Thanks!
    They mentioned earlier if you take at the same time it will polymerize. And they mention dosing times a few pages back as well.
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