What is Jevity?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Jevity 1.5 Cal Jevity 1.2 Cal Jevity 1 Cal

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Jevity is a fiber-fortified tube-feeding formula; for supplemental or sole-source nutrition; and may be used for oral feeding of patients with altered taste perception.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 11 2
Support weight gain 6 2
Support nutritional health 5 2
Gastrointestinal pseudo obstruction 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 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 2
Mild 4
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Jevity

Side effect Patients Percentage
Bowel problems 1
Burning sensation in stomach 1
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Jevity

Dosage Patients Percentage
4 other daily 1
6 other daily 1
8 L daily 1
250 mg daily 1
30ml as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Jevity

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 4
Other 3
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Jevity

Duration

Currently taking Jevity

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 3

Stopped taking Jevity

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 6
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 7
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2 patient evaluations for Jevity

Mar 16, 2009 (Started Nov 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support weight gain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1185 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2008 (Started Jul 20, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support nutritional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I changed to another food--I take this and all my other foods & medications thru' a tube -I am unable to swallow (ALS).That is Glucerna -more suitable for me A Diabetic Type2.I still take that. A litre a night while I'm sleeplng.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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