What is Fortisip?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Fortisip® is a therapeutic food in a ready-made milkshake meant for consumption by people who cannot consume enough solid food to maintain a balanced diet; when appetite is poor and nutritional requirements are not being met through ordinary food, many people find it easier to drink than to eat.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fortisip

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Fortisip

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Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
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Duration

Stopped using Fortisip

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

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: 200 mL Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 18, 2009 (Started Jun 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Fortisip is great for maintaining my weight, and I get all the vitamins and nutrients I need daily, apart from ALS I am in very good health, for me it is a +++. In New Zealand we get this on perscription at no cost.

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