Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bowel problems 7 3
Perforated bowel 6 3
colon cancer 2 2
benign abdominal tumor 1 0
Bowel incontinence 1 1
Bowel urgency 1 1

Show all 11 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 1
Moderate 2
Mild 3
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Colostomy

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Fear of embarrassment 1
General Body Pain 1
Skin infections 1

Why patients stopped taking Colostomy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 21 patients who've stopped having Colostomy

Duration

Stopped having Colostomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 19
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Colostomy.