What is Thick-It?

Category: Supplements

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See also: Thickened liquids by mouth

A food thickener used to assist people experiencing swallowing problems or dysphagia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Choking on food 5 0
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 3 0
General health 2 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 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 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Thick-It

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Thick-It

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Thick-It

Duration

Stopped taking Thick-It

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
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 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Thick-It.