116 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

TomBerdine
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TomBerdine
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 13, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Slowness: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinsonism: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 19, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Slowness: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinsonism: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works qucik, about 20 minutes but lasts just an hour to asn hour and a half. I get 2 1/1 to 3 hours on the generic LDOPA 25/100. I get maximum benefit when i double up in the morning with PARCOPA and my LDOPA 25/100 CR. Would like to increase my dose back to 50/200.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Slowness: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinsonism: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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quicksilver
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quicksilver
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: none
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 25, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor(s): None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Nausea, Dizziness with nausea

Aug 30, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor(s): None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take my med 3 times a day. Sometimes I forget to take the pill in the afternoon. It costs me $21.00 for 270 pills which is a 3 month supply.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea, Dizziness with nausea

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Nannylittlegoat
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Nannylittlegoat
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 22, 2010 (Started Sep 02, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for slurred speech & walking like a drunk: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 5 g Daily
Advice & Tips: We have tried to take this time release sinament as one pill, one and half pill and one and one fourth pill. My energy level was definately effected by the amount I took. One and one fourth is best. Too muchmade me nervous and upset, too little made me lethargic.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nervous energy, Toe curling

Jan 6, 2010 (Started Sep 02, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for slurred speech & walking like a drunk: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be sure to check all drugs, even those not Parkinon's
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nervous energy, Toe curling

  • 1 helpful mark
StrkL
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StrkL
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 19, 2010 (Started Jun 12, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 6 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: At my most recent neurologist visit, she told me I had dyskinesias. My wife has also noticed them. I'm not sure how long I"ve had them, probably a few months. At my previous visit, three months ago (when I saw the Nurse Practitioner, not the neurologist), the Nurse did not mention them. They are quite mild - at least mild enough that I don't notice. My neurologist has suggested I take more Amantadine to see if this reduces them.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dyskinesia, Drowsiness

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Jun 12, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 6 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had no effect whatsoever until I was on it for a month. Improved eating, dressing, showering when on four pills daily. No improvement in writing or typing until six pills daily - then they became essentially normal (when I'm on). No noticeable on/off periods until went to two pills at a time, three times daily. No improvement in walking until six pills daily - then could walk a mile or so in the morning before going off most of the day. When went to two pills at a time, three times daily, could walk two miles or more in the morning before going off until next pills.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dyskinesia, Drowsiness

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debraread
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debraread
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: none
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 18, 2010 (Started Oct 21, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sweating increased, on/off time is like a rollercoaster ride, Nausea, Drowsiness

Dec 17, 2008 (Started Oct 21, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sweating increased, on/off time is like a rollercoaster ride, Nausea, Drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
nettielou
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nettielou
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mood: Good
Cognition: Severe
Autonomic: Moderate
Head: moderate
Arms: mild
Legs: mild
Tremors: mild
I am: g
I have:
MSA

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Sep 15, 2010 (Started Aug 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for MSA (Multiple System Atrophy): None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg-250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
pokie too
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pokie too
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 1, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 6, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take as little as yu can get by with...it's a long road to travel.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 5, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 15, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
cristinacmaranhao
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cristinacmaranhao
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mood: Very bad
Cognition: Moderate
Autonomic: Moderate
Head: severe
Arms: severe
Legs: severe
Tremors: severe
I have:
MSA

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Aug 27, 2010 (Started Jul 10, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat Parkinonism Issues: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for General freezing of entire body: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's my main treatment.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
BaykayakR
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BaykayakR
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: none
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 13, 2010 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
ducdu
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ducdu
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took this med. since I was diagnosed with PD (around 2003). Then my doc. (neurologists & MDSs) told me that I have PSP that is more difficult to treat than PD. Gradually, I reduced the dosage from 9 tablets / day to none in August 2010. Furthermore, I have stomachache which prompts me to get rid of this med. altoghether with mirapex. Right now I don't take any med for PD at all. I still feel ok. and don't know how to deal with my illness.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 29, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is the basic treatment for PD. Personally, I didn't find any benefits with this med. because my diagnosis is PSP. My neurologist recommended me to take 4 tabs/day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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