4 patient evaluations for Urinary Catheter with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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Jan 15, 2012 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 5, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Beware of skin problems. I wear a diaper or pad together with the condom catheter in case the condom catheter leaks. It gives me freedom and I don't have to worry about finding an accessible toilet in time, less stress.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    Severe (constant infections of different natures)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 25, 2010 (Started Mar 20, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Thank God for these little sticks! Hardly ever have UTI's anymore. Use them everytime I go. New compact ones from Coloplast are great. Prelubricated and all in one. Easy to carry and dispose of. Only problem is that Medicare MAKES you get a lot of extra stuff in order to have them covered...Wasteful! I try to donate the extra wipes and gloves and disposal bags to clinics or friends when possible.

  • 1 helpful mark
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