What is Jevity 1.5 Cal?

Category: Supplements

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JEVITY 1.5 CAL is a calorically dense liquid food with a patented fiber blend that provides Complete, Balanced Nutrition®. It can be used for tube feeding, for supplemental or sole-source nutrition, and may be used for oral feeding of patients with altered taste perception.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 7 0
Support nutritional health 4 1
Support weight gain 4 1
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 1 1

  • 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 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Jevity 1.5 Cal

Side effect Patients
Bowel problems 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Jevity 1.5 Cal

Dosage Patients
4 other daily 1
8 L daily 1
1,422 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Jevity 1.5 Cal

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped taking Jevity 1.5 Cal

Duration

Currently taking Jevity 1.5 Cal

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Jevity 1.5 Cal

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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1 patient evaluation for Jevity 1.5 Cal

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cwilkins39
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

See cwilkins39's full Jevity 1.5 Cal history

Mar 16, 2009 (Started Nov 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support weight gain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1185 mL Daily

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