What is Gatorade?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Gatorade is a brand of flavored non-carbonated sports drinks intended for consumption during physically active occasions, Gatorade beverages are formulated to rehydrate and replenish fluid, carbohydrates and electrolytes.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Post exertional fatigue or malaise 4 0
Autonomic neuropathy 1 2
Blood pooling in limbs 1 2
Chronic dehydration 1 1
Crohn's disease 1 1
Dehydration 1 0

Show all 11 reasons taken


  • 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 1
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Gatorade

Side effect Patients
Bladder infection 1
Hypokalemia 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Gatorade

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Gatorade

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped using Gatorade

Duration

Currently using Gatorade

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped using Gatorade

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
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 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Gatorade.