What is Lactose Free Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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See also: Lactaid

A diet is a food plan of what a person eats. It may be modified to improve well being.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diarrhea 4 3
Digestive problems 4 3
Lactose intolerance 4 2
Abdominal bloating 2 1
Flatulence 2 1
General health 2 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 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lactose Free Diet

Side effect Patients
Bowel irritability 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Lactose Free Diet

Dosage Patients
daily 4

Why patients stopped taking Lactose Free Diet

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently using Lactose Free Diet

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

Stopped using Lactose Free Diet

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 4
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2 patient evaluations for Lactose Free Diet

Nov 24, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for lactose intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 28, 2009 (Started May 01, 2005)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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