What is Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil?

Category: Supplements

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Medium chain triglycerides oil (MCT oil) is designed to substitute or supplement fat calories in the diet of patients who poorly digest, absorb, utilize conventional food fats.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil

Dosage Patients
1 tbs. daily 2
1 tbs. twice daily 1
22 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Personal research 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil

Duration

Currently taking Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil

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

Stopped taking Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
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 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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