Does dextrose work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Dextrose

The overall effectiveness rating for dextrose is 3 out of 3. This rating means there is ample evidence that using dextrose will lead to positive results.

Overall Confidence Rating for Dextrose

There is one study in the database on dextrose; the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for dextrose as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Dextrose

Products Containing Dextrose
Blood Lust
P10 Post-Workout
Pump 101
Full list of all 6 products containing Dextrose.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about dextrose. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve rowing performance


Title of Study
Ribose versus dextrose supplementation, association with rowing performance: a double-blind study