What is Espresso, Latte?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Generic name: Coffee

European coffee, such as espresso and latte, is usually richer and stronger than American coffee.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 3 4
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 2
Migraine 1 1
Personal enjoyment / entertainment 1 0

  • 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 3
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Espresso, Latte

Side effect Patients
Jittery feeling 2
Headaches 1
Heart palpitations 1
Hyperactivity 1
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Espresso, Latte

Dosage Patients
2 other daily 1
300 mL daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Espresso, Latte

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Espresso, Latte

Duration

Currently using Espresso, Latte

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

Stopped using Espresso, Latte

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 3
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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3 patient evaluations for Espresso, Latte

Apr 21, 2011 (Started Apr 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hyperactivity, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mL One time
Advice & Tips: Coffee worked before, this time it didn't.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hyperactivity, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 22, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart palpitations, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 units Daily
Advice & Tips: Coffee is more of an addiction than a treatment but it certainly gets me through the working day. I do notice I get headaches if I stop drinking it for a day or two.
Side effects: headaches, heart palpitations

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 13, 2009 (Started Jan 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for loss of energy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 L Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: jittery feeling

  • 0 helpful marks
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