Supplementing with taurine can treat people and pets that have become deficient in taurine — typically due to vegetarian or unconventional diets. It may help people suffering from congestive heart failure and liver diseases, such as hepatitis and cirrhosis, as well as dogs and cats with dilated cardiomyopathy.
ConsumerLab.com carefully reviewed the clinical evidence for taurine and purchased, tested, and rated the quality of popular taurine supplements to help you understand when to use taurine and which taurine supplements are best.
Our report provides the full test results along with ConsumerLab.com's findings, recommendations, and quality ratings. You'll get results for nine taurine supplements: seven selected by ConsumerLab.com and two that passed the same testing in our voluntary Quality Certification Program.
You'll get the following information about taurine supplements in this comprehensive review:
- Which taurine supplements passed or failed testing
- Which taurine supplements are the best value and CL's Top Picks
- What taurine can and cannot do for your health
- The dose of taurine for specific uses for people, dogs, and cats
- What to look for on product labels and how to take taurine supplements
- Cautions and side effects with taurine