218 patient evaluations for Baclofen

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
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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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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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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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Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:M40y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
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: 3 stars
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: g
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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chorister
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chorister
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Nov 15, 2010 (Started Nov 16, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I pretty much stopped Baclofen because I have been having back problems. I do not attribute the problems to the drug, however it is possible that it is affecting the support that my back muscles usually provide. I can live with the stiffness without the Baclofen.

  • 1 helpful mark
cmooreid
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cmooreid
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Nov 6, 2010 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Muscle spasms and cramping kept me awake at night. An unexpected positive benefit from the Baclofen is drowsiness. I only take this medication at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

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denny/fla
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denny/fla
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Nov 1, 2010 (Started Sep 09, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it was good when I was using the walker.. but in the wheelchair I didn't see benefits and I believed it helped cause constipation.

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