17 patient evaluations for Feeding Tube

Dec 25, 2016 (Started Dec 12, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support weight gain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 30, 2016 (Started Dec 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for maintain weight)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Has definitely helped maintain my quality of life. (Although I hate to admit it.)

Aug 13, 2011 (Started Dec 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for maintain weight)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Very easy to maintain hydration. No forcing mysef to keep taking sips.

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Dec 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for maintain weight)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 29, 2012 (Started Sep 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for choking on food)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I would be dead without this feeding tube to get my nutrients and drugs inside me. I can no longer eat, chew or swallow effectively. I also get a cool new body piercing!

  • 1 helpful mark
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