What is Garcinia Cambogia?

Category: Supplements

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Garcinia Cambogia is a fruit, resembling a small green or yellow pumpkin, that is believed to aid in weight loss.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Weight loss 13 8
Decreased appetite 7 4
Cravings 1 1
Emotional eating 1 0
Support mental / emotional health 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • 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 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Garcinia Cambogia

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Garcinia Cambogia

Dosage Patients
500 mg daily 2
400 mg daily 1
250 mg twice daily 1
800 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Garcinia Cambogia

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 5
Expense 3
Other 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Garcinia Cambogia

Duration

Currently taking Garcinia Cambogia

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

Stopped taking Garcinia Cambogia

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 3
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 7
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1 patient evaluation for Garcinia Cambogia

Feb 15, 2014 (Started Jul 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for decreased appetite)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 capsule(s) Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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