What is Cats?

Category: Others

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Generic name: Pets

Researchers are finding that pets truly have the power to heal and support their owners, especially at times of stress and illness. Pets provide company and can help with the feeling of loneliness, sadness, pain and fear.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 60 21
Loneliness 31 10
Depressed mood 16 7
Stress 14 4
Pain 4 2
Personal enjoyment / entertainment 4 2

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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 1
Moderate 2
Mild 7
None 37

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cats

Side effect Patients
Hair loss 1
Headaches 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Cats

Dosage Patients
daily 1
all the time (24/7) 1
five times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cats

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 6
See all 6 patients who've stopped using Cats

Duration

Currently using Cats

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 14

Stopped using Cats

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 37
Usually 6
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 12
Not at all hard to take 30
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 3
$50-99 8
$25-49 7
< $25 10
Not specified 19
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10 patient evaluations for Cats

Mar 6, 2013 (Started Aug 26, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: He died.

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 15, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: My kitties are the best! They do for me what no med has ever done. I could write a book on the benefits. A lot has been posted already on Pet threads.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 23, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 29, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage:
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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