What is Ensure Plus?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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ENSURE PLUS is a source of complete, balanced nutrition that provides concentrated calories, protein, and fiber to help patients gain or maintain healthy weight. It can be used with or between meals or as a meal replacement.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support nutritional health 5 3
Weight gain 4 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 1
General health 2 2
Dizziness and feeling faint 1 0
Esophagus narrowing 1 0

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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
1
Mild
0
None
8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ensure Plus

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Ensure Plus

Dosage Patients
18ozbottle/can as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Ensure Plus

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Doctor's advice 2
Course of treatment ended 1
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Duration

Currently using Ensure Plus

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Ensure Plus

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
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 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 5
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3 patient evaluations for Ensure Plus

Oct 15, 2014 (Started May 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 8oz bottle/can Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2010 (Started Jan 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mL Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2010 (Started Sep 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weight gain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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