What is Jobst Compression Stockings?

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Generic name: Compression Stockings/Socks

Compression stockings are used to support the venous and lymphatic systems of the leg. They offer graduated compression where maximum compression is achieved at the ankle and decreases as you move up the leg.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Deep vein thrombosis 7 8
Lymphedema 2 9
Swelling in lower extremities 2 1
Varicose veins of legs 2 2
Lipedema 1 3
Morton's neuroma 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 3
Moderate 5
Mild 5
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Jobst Compression Stockings

Side effect Patients
Corns and calluses 1
Joint pain in knees 1
Muscle spasms in toes 1
Pain from knees to feet 1
Pain in knee(s) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Jobst Compression Stockings

Dosage Patients
1 other every other week 1
1 daily 1
8 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Jobst Compression Stockings

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 3
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped using Jobst Compression Stockings

Duration

Currently using Jobst Compression Stockings

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Jobst Compression Stockings

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 3
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 8
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 6
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 5
Not specified 12
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