5 patient evaluations for Docusate taken for the purpose of 'bowel problems' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jul 1, 2015 (Started Sep 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hemorrhoids)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2010 (Started Mar 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Apr 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I only take it when I'm desperate, which does not happen very often. Instead I'm more likely to eat some prunes.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 6, 2008 (Started Apr 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2008 (Started Oct 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diarrhea

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2008 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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