What is Papaya Enzymes?

Category: Supplements

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Papaya supplies the proteolytic enzyme papain, which aids in the digestion of proteins.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support digestive health 7 1
Excess saliva 4 0
General health 3 0
Upset stomach 3 3
Abdominal bloating 1 1
Acid reflux 1 1

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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
0
None
7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Papaya Enzymes

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Papaya Enzymes

Dosage Patients
1 tablet(s) twice daily 1
2 tab(s) daily 1
12 tablet(s) daily 1
1tablet(s) as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Papaya Enzymes

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Papaya Enzymes

Duration

Currently taking Papaya Enzymes

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Papaya Enzymes

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
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 4
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1 patient evaluation for Papaya Enzymes

May 4, 2015 (Started Apr 17, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for burping)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for abdominal bloating)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 tablet(s) Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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