What is Medical Leave?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications


Medical leave is defined in the Family Medical Leave Act as a leave taken in separate blocks of time due to a single qualifying reason.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 2 2
Difficulty relating to others 1 2
General health 1 0
Insomnia 1 0
Irritable bowel syndrome 1 0
Overwhelming emotions 1 2

Show all 7 reasons taken

  • 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 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Medical Leave

Side effect Patients Percentage


Based on patients currently using Medical Leave

Dosage Patients Percentage
Multiple doses 1

Why patients stopped taking Medical Leave

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 1
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Currently using Medical Leave

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Medical Leave

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Medical Leave.