What is MonaVie Juice?

Category: Supplements

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See also: Acai Berry

Mona·Vie™ is a brand name product. It is a juice made from a blend of fruits (the most advertised of which is the açaí berry). MonaVie also markets a gel pack version of the juice.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 14 5
Fatigue 3 4
Aching burning throbbing body pain 1 2
Bowel irritability 1 0
Constipation 1 2
Muscle and joint pain 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 0
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MonaVie Juice

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking MonaVie Juice

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Expense 3
Other 3
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Duration

Stopped taking MonaVie Juice

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 3
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 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 6
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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3 patient evaluations for MonaVie Juice

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grandmahoney
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grandmahoney
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 1, 2010 (Started Feb 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 other Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Mar 16, 2009 (Started Feb 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I have more energy! I feel good!
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
graclyn
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graclyn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jan 16, 2009 (Started Oct 18, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Aching burning throbbing body pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: It works great for constipation but that was an unexpected benefit as that was not the reason I began taking it. This product actually seemed to help me with my fatigue and pain levels for a little while... it did not help at all until I started taking about 4 oz a day and then it did help but it seemed that my body adjusted to it over time and I needed more and more to get any benefit until finally the only benefit I noticed at all was the constipation relief. The expense of the product made it difficult to continue to use it only for constipation. Now I use a different product that is 90% acai juice and I take it for constipation only and it helps a great deal and that product is much cheaper than the monavie.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 24, 2008 (Started Oct 18, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Aching burning throbbing body pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: For me it took 6 ounces a day before I started to think it was helping, then it stopped being of a great deal of benefit for fatigue and pain after a few months but maybe if I kept going up on the dose it might get better again but after awhile it would get too expensive if one had to keep going up to keep the effect. However, for constipation it works well for me at about 6 ounces a day.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
jenj
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jenj
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Mar 6, 2008 (Started Nov 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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