What is Peppermint oil enteric gel cap?

Category: Supplements

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Peppermint oil made from the peppermint plant has been used for many years as a tea to calm the digestion. It has an anti-spasmodic action, and calms the smooth muscles of the stomach, intestines, and uterus. Peppermint also has analgesic properties.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Irritable bowel syndrome 6 3
Constipation 3 2
Bowel irritability 2 1
Flatulence 2 0
Abdominal bloating 1 1
Abdominal discomfort 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 0
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Peppermint oil enteric gel cap

Side effect Patients
Bowel urgency 1
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Peppermint oil enteric gel cap

Dosage Patients
1 other weekly 1
400 mg daily 1
181mg as needed 1
1capsule(s) as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Peppermint oil enteric gel cap

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Expense 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Peppermint oil enteric gel cap

Duration

Currently taking Peppermint oil enteric gel cap

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Peppermint oil enteric gel cap

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Peppermint oil enteric gel cap

Apr 1, 2011 (Started Jan 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 360 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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