What is Mastic gum or resin?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Mastic gum or resin is derived from an evergreen shrub called the Pistacia lentiscus or Mastic.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Abdominal bloating 1 0
Bowel irritability 1 0
Irritable bowel syndrome 1 1
Upset stomach 1 0

  • 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 Mastic gum or resin

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Mastic gum or resin

Dosage Patients
1 capsule(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Mastic gum or resin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Mastic gum or resin

Duration

Currently using Mastic gum or resin

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped using Mastic gum or resin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 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
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Mastic gum or resin.