What is Red Krill Oil?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Omega 3 Fish Oil

Krill oil is made from krill, a type of shrimp-like marine invertebrate animal. It contains omega-3 fatty acids, a class of compounds reported to aid in lowering both cholesterol and blood pressure when used as a dietary supplement.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 5 3
High cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) 2 1
Brain fog 1 0
Depressed mood 1 0
Joint pain 1 1
Memory problems 1 0

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  • 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 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Red Krill Oil

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Red Krill Oil

Dosage Patients
1,000 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Red Krill Oil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently taking Red Krill Oil

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Red Krill Oil

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
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+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
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