37 patient evaluations for Melatonin

the_lorelei
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the_lorelei
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 12, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
rilufool
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rilufool
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Feb 15, 2011 (Started May 25, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Slow Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
uxgrrl
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uxgrrl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: None
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F37y
FM:4y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 17, 2011 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Only rarely can I fall asleep on my own without melatonin; I have to be absolutely exhausted. It's a lifesaver for dealing with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (diagnosed last summer) while keeping a 8-5 office job.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 8, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
azprincess2010
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azprincess2010
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F44y
FM:18y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 14, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Balance Serotonin: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't take this medication with the Neurontin, Savella, Trazadone and Paxil. It made me have very bad "tics" and twitching of my whole body. Once I stopped this medication, it cleared up and I no longer had the twitching or tics.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 25, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Balance Serotonin: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take the Melatonin, 1-2 tabs for help with sleep. I haven't had a problem with it so far. :0)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
asdf1179
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asdf1179
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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Oct 11, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Difficulty falling asleep: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: My MS symptoms/inflammaiton became gradually stronger since starting Melatonin. By the third week I had to stop. After five days of stopping, I am starting to feel back to normal again.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 24, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Difficulty falling asleep: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
ELAnderson
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ELAnderson
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F31y
FM:15y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 25, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Phyllis1954
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Phyllis1954
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 59
Condition: 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Aug 16, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 11, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
proskairos
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proskairos
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F46y
FM:6y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 21, 2010 (Started May 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
geenab65
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geenab65
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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May 24, 2010 (Started Apr 07, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Difficulty sleeping through night: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helped me sleep but I also read that those with autoimmune disease shouldn't take this, so now I use 2000 mg of Valerian and a banana to sleep through the night!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
tiredoftired
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tiredoftired
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
31 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Mar 8, 2010 (Started Mar 02, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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