What is Liquid diet by mouth?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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A liquid diet incorporates either partial meal replacement or all fluid consumption, which may be in the form of teas and juices.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 4 0
Weight loss 3 1
Crohn's disease 2 0
Acid reflux 1 0
Gastrointestinal fistula 1 0

Show all 10 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 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Liquid diet by mouth

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Liquid diet by mouth

Dosage Patients
3 other daily 2
8 other daily 1
580 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Liquid diet by mouth

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Liquid diet by mouth

Duration

Currently using Liquid diet by mouth

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 18
1 - 6 months 79
6 months - 1 year 57
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Liquid diet by mouth

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 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 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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 Liquid diet by mouth.