Recommended Dietary Allowance: The need for inositol has not been established by the FDA. Single doses are available up to 500 milligrams without a prescription; however, Adelle Davis recommends a B complex vitamin that contains 1,000 milligrams each of inositol and cholin. Since so little is truly understood about this vitamin, care should be taken in consuming oral supplements, and supplements should be administered only under a physician's guidance.
Therapeutic Dose: Under a physician's guidance 500 to 1,000 milligrams of inositol with cholin are recommended.
Megadose: Drs. Leinwand and Moore have used 3,000 milligrams to help patients with atherosclerotic symptoms, j
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