What is Protein Powder?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Herbalife Protein Powder Pro7ein Standard Process Whey Pro Complete


Protein powders are made from four basic sources: whey (from milk), egg, soy, and rice. Protein powders can also be a combination of one or more ingredients. Powders are reconstituted into liquid form as a protein shake when mixed with water, fruit juice, or milk or can be added to foods.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Protein Powder

Side effect Patients
Dry lips 1


Based on patients currently taking Protein Powder

Dosage Patients
4 tbs. daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Protein Powder

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Protein Powder


Currently taking Protein Powder

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Protein Powder

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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