What is Omega 6 fish oil?

Category: Supplements

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Omega-6 fatty acids are a family of unsaturated fatty acids.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 11 2
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 1 0
High Cholesterol 1 0
Muscle aches 1 0
Support nutritional health 1 0

  • 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 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Omega 6 fish oil

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Omega 6 fish oil

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Omega 6 fish oil

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently taking Omega 6 fish oil

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Omega 6 fish oil

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 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 Omega 6 fish oil

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jsull125
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jsull125
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

See jsull125's full Omega 6 fish oil history

May 30, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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