11 patient evaluations for PEG-Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

Jul 5, 2009 (Started Jun 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for choking on food)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches in right eye and neck, cold sweat)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Make sure you wait for as long as you can before having it done. But don't wait till your FVC is too low!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches in right eye and neck, cold sweat

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 16, 2009 (Started Mar 30, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: With the peg, I don't have to worry about eating. I get all the nutrition I need with the supplements through the peg and I can eat small bits of food to satisfy any urge to taste.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Aug 15, 2007 (Started Aug 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Cost: < $25 monthly

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