Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 99 15
Multiple sclerosis 33 6
Support heart health 24 5
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 8 4
Fibromyalgia 8 1

Show all 41 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
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 4
None 30

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Heartburn 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Dosage Patients
daily 15
1,000 mg daily 3
2 capsule(s) daily 2
2,000 mg daily 2
1 capsule(s) daily 1
1 capsule(s) twice daily 1
2 daily 1
2 g daily 1
3 cap(s) daily 1
300 mg daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 19
Did not seem to work 11
Expense 9
Personal research 7
Doctor's advice 4
Side effects too severe 1
See all 40 patients who've stopped taking Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Duration

Currently taking Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 19
10 years or more 8

Stopped taking Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 9
1 - 2 years 12
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 22
Usually 9
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 8
Not at all hard to take 26
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 4
< $25 17
Not specified 13
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6 patient evaluations for Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Sep 22, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 31, 2010 (Started Jan 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for to assist with fibromyalgia pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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