What is Avoid Drugs?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Drugs may be avoided in a person's life if they are trying to prevent addiction, are trying to cutback, or have had adverse reactions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 23 8
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Bipolar II disorder 1 0
Fatigue 1 0
Headaches 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Avoid Drugs

Side effect Patients Percentage
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Avoid Drugs

Dosage Patients Percentage
all the time (24/7) 1

Why patients stopped taking Avoid Drugs

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 4
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently using Avoid Drugs

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Avoid Drugs

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 6
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 4
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3 patient evaluations for Avoid Drugs

Aug 26, 2013 (Started Aug 01, 1981)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2009 (Started May 23, 1988)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 23, 2008 (Started Jul 30, 1971)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 24 other All the time (24/7)

  • 0 helpful marks
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