221 patient evaluations for Baclofen

faeroe347
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faeroe347
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Jan 24, 2011 (Started Jan 04, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Seemed to make my body and muscles weaker.
Side effects: Muscle weakness

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lisacapeheart
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lisacapeheart
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F46y
FM:8y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 15, 2011 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Dry mouth (xerostomia), Sleepiness, Staggering walk

Jun 8, 2009 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just started taking this in place of soma/carispoderal (sp?). I think it is working better however, it makes me very sleepy and I can't drive while under this medication.
Side effects: Dry mouth (xerostomia), Sleepiness, Staggering walk

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Vikings23
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Vikings23
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 11, 2011 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle weakness, Dry mouth (xerostomia), Constipation, Constipation

Dec 7, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle weakness, Dry mouth (xerostomia), Constipation, Constipation

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davalay
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davalay
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
49 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Conversion Disorder

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Jan 10, 2011 (Started Jan 07, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle pain: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Within 30 minutes of the first dose my spasms stopped and the pain decreased markedly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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PeeLister
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PeeLister
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Dec 30, 2010 (Started Dec 09, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve mobility: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: This helps my "Frankenstein" walk, and when I first get up in the morning. Prevents me from falling on my face as I walk down the hall.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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pem12
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pem12
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Dec 20, 2010 (Started Jan 10, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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seajay
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seajay
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Dec 20, 2010 (Started Jun 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Too slow to respond to condition ...have been taking it more on an as necessary basis as spasms seem to bother less frequently and spasms respond quickly to marijuana

Nov 1, 2010 (Started Jun 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stopped taking maintainance level as spacicity seems "better". But Baclofen too slow when needed. Marijuana works better.

Sep 17, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 10 mg every day [in the evening] ...need it or not...somedays it isn't needed at all other days I start right off with 20mg may add another 10 mg

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Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:M41y
CFS:8y Dx
FM:8y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 2, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's better at keeping your overall muscle tone when compared to Soma. However, it does not relax all the spasms, but it makes them tolerable.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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YellowRoseTX
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YellowRoseTX
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F53y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 20, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 20, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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papaw perry
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papaw perry
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Nov 18, 2010 (Started Aug 10, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth (xerostomia), Sleepiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Fatigue

Apr 1, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: when sleeping the bacofen elimenates the cramping of my legs, like charley horse cramp
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth (xerostomia), Sleepiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Fatigue

Jan 4, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth (xerostomia), Sleepiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Fatigue

Aug 28, 2008 (Started Aug 10, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It really helps with spasticity and cramps
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth (xerostomia), Sleepiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Fatigue

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