Review: Magipatch Hangover Recovery Patch


Zaca and Bytox have new competition in the burgeoning hangover preventive market: Magipatch.

Magipatch says it’s a “hangover recovery patch,” but that’s a bit misleading — like Zaca and Bytox, you have to apply the patch before you start drinking for it to work. The day after is simply too late. Leave it on until the following day and you’re supposed to be fine.

Comparing the ingredient list to Zaca reveals lots of similarities. Magipatch includes Thiamin, Vitamins C, E, A, D, Bs 2, 3, 5, 6, and 12, Green Tea Extract, Milk Thistle, Globe Artichoke Extract, and Chromium Picolinate. Lots of commonalities, but lots of other oddities in there too — and the active ingredients are in generally higher concentrations than Zaca. What’s the key component? For my money, milk thistle is where it’s at when it comes to offsetting the damage of alcohol consumption. (I’m not alone here.)

Magipatch comes with a plastic backing vs. Zaca’s cloth backing. It sticks on well — but it does leave a bit of residue on the skin after you take it off.

The results? Not bad at all. I wore Magipatch as instructed for a long night out and had little more than a dry mouth the next morning. My dreams were exceptionally strange that night — though it’s tough to pin that on any specific patch or ingestible — but otherwise I slept fairly soundly. Judging on history, Zaca does seem slightly more effective — provided you can keep it from falling off at night — but your personal mileage may vary.

In my analysis, as unscientific as it may be, preventive patches do seem to work — and they’re far more effective than pills or beverages you drink after the damage is done. While moderation is the best way to avoid a hangover, if you think things could get messy, Zaca or Magipatch are an excellent insurance policy.

A- / $28 for 10 patches /

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3 Responses

  1. Anonymous February 19, 2015 / 3:51 pm

    >My dreams were exceptionally strange that night

    well, what were you drinking??

    my opinion on the drunk patch: just don’t get tanked!! then you won’t need these stupid remedies! so, the idea on this one is to put it on PRIOR to getting tanked? that means only those folks with enough foresight who are PLANNING on getting stinking drunk can make use of this? such people shouldn’t be encouraged.


  2. Damn kids February 20, 2015 / 12:06 pm

    Yeah and get off this guy’s lawn!

  3. Wesker February 21, 2015 / 11:18 am

    If this only works if you take it beforehand – why not just take a vitamin with a meal beforehand (to ensure optimal absorption)? It’s the same difference.

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