What is Avoid Caffeine?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Caffeine may be avoided in a person's diet if they have experienced adverse reactions, allergic reactions, or are trying to cut back.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 85 23
Anxious mood 21 7
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 8 2
Increase effect of another treatment 8 1
Bladder problems 4 1

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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
3
Mild
8
None
31

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Avoid Caffeine

Side effect Patients
Headaches 6
Anxious mood 3
Cranky 3
Tiredness 2
Agitation 1
Fatigue 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently using Avoid Caffeine

Dosage Patients
daily 22
1 other daily 1
0other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Avoid Caffeine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 14
Did not seem to work 10
Personal research 2
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently using Avoid Caffeine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 8
10 years or more 12

Stopped using Avoid Caffeine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 7
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 12
Sometimes 9
Never taken as prescribed 7
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 9
Somewhat hard to take 10
A little hard to take 8
Not at all hard to take 16
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 13
Not specified 28
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8 patient evaluations for Avoid Caffeine

Aug 28, 2009 (Started May 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 10, 2009 (Started Jun 05, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:
Advice & Tips: I sometimes have caffeine coffee down my RIG as I cannot drink anymore

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Jun 05, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:
Advice & Tips: I do have one cup of caffeine coffe a day now

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 23, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for acid reflux)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 L Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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