118 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

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

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Dec 16, 2010 (Started Aug 26, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I immediatly felt a positive difference when I started . I am still taking Carbidopa Levodopa , not just the Extended release.My neuro wanted to switch me to another medication (stalevo) which he called Sinemet "with a kick." I was not able to take the Stalevo as my insurance co-payment would have been $100.00. We switched to a combo of Carbidopa Levodopa and Comton.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Erectile dysfunction, Double vision (diplopia)

Aug 26, 2010 (Started Aug 26, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been on the carbidopa/levadopa (25/100) for over 1 year. When I first started I felt an immediate change for the better. About 4 months ago, I started to see more of the old PD symptoms come back. Mostly, I was having leg stiffness/spasms. Then I started having difficulty forming my words, etc. I went for my regular check-up. My peak (on )time had changed from morning to the afternoon. Therefore, I remain on 2 daily doses (am and at lunch ) of the regular carbidopa/levedopa 25/10. At 7pm I take the controlled release. this is to get me through the night and to have a better morning.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Erectile dysfunction, Double vision (diplopia)

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SCRABBLE37
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SCRABBLE37
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Dec 14, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 5.5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Vivid dreams, Dyskinesia, Nausea, On/off effect, Sleep problems

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Vivid dreams, Dyskinesia, Nausea, On/off effect, Sleep problems

Jan 4, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Vivid dreams, Dyskinesia, Nausea, On/off effect, Sleep problems

Nov 19, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Vivid dreams, Dyskinesia, Nausea, On/off effect, Sleep problems

Jan 9, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Vivid dreams, Dyskinesia, Nausea, On/off effect, Sleep problems

Nov 22, 2008 (Started Jan 21, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Vivid dreams, Dyskinesia, Nausea, On/off effect, Sleep problems

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TexasDad
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TexasDad
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Dec 1, 2010 (Started Jun 19, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: With the support of my neurologist, I stopped taking Sinemet 25/100 because I didn't seem to need it. It had been prescribed as PRN, but I was not having a need for it. I keep one or two with me, just in case, but have not taken it in several months.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dyskinesia

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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 Dec 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Slowness: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have used some form of LDOPA since day one in 2000. Have used it in the following forms: 1. SINEMET 25/100 up too 8x daily 2. SINEMET CR 50/20 up to 6X daily 3. Generic LDOPA 25/100 *DR Jill changed this order to brand name only 4. Generic LDOPA CR 50/200 *DR Jill changed this order to brand name only 5. Neupro (Patch) I did very well on the patch and then they pulled it off the market. 6. PARCOPA 25/100
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

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

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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
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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: 1 star
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

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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

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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

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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

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