What is Ferret?

Category: Others

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Generic name: Pets

Researchers are finding that pets truly have the power to heal and support their owners, especially at times of stress and illness. Pets provide company and can help with the feeling of loneliness, sadness, pain and fear.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 1 0
Loneliness 1 0
Personal enjoyment / entertainment 1 0
Support immune health 1 0
Support mental / emotional health 1 0
Support quality of life 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
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ferret

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Ferret

Dosage Patients
4 hr daily 1

Duration

Currently using Ferret

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

Jun 21, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: It is expensive to get one started, but once you get it started, you will enjoy the ferrett and it doesn't cost much to keep up. Litter, kitty food, treats, and some shampoo.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: loss of energy

May 29, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (loss of energy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: If you want one make sure when you go to the pet store to handle them to find which one interacts the best with you
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: loss of energy

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