26 patient evaluations for Sumatriptan

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

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Mar 13, 2007 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Pain

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ukwildcat
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ukwildcat
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mental Symptoms : moderate
Physical Symptoms : moderate
674
VL 102
I have:
HIV

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Oct 29, 2008 (Started May 15, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Cluster headaches: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 22, 2008 (Started May 15, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Cluster headaches: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: As needed

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baltogirl
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baltogirl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
870
VL 20
I am: n
I have:
HIV

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Mar 27, 2008 (Started Jan 09, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: made me gag and throw up so would not be good if taken while away from your home
Side effects: Gagging (throat spasm), Nausea and vomiting

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graclyn
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graclyn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Nov 24, 2008 (Started Aug 02, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage:
Advice & Tips: Try not to repeat doses unless your doctor approves it since rebound headaches can occur and also be careful of drug interactions and blood pressure issues.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Weakness in arms

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cupatea
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cupatea
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F41y
CFS:?y
FM:6y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 10, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Start slow. Don't double up. Listen to your doc even thou when you are hurting you want to take all of them.
Side effects: Sleepiness

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Hawkmoon22
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Hawkmoon22
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F49y
FM:16y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 5, 2009 (Started Apr 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: be careful when taking keep eye on blood presure
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Burning sensation in nose

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titanmom1962
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titanmom1962
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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May 24, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 1998)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Use if you need it's a magic bullet!
Cost: $200+ monthly

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

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Aug 11, 2009 (Started Feb 22, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take it as soon as your headache starts; don't wait until the migraine is in full bloom. It works very fast, though, so even if you wait, it still gives relief pretty quickly. It mostly works on the pain, not so much the other migraine symptoms (visual disturbances, nausea, sleepiness, sensitivity to light, etc.).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jan 30, 2009 (Started Feb 22, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Feb 22, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: There is supposedly a possible drug interaction between Imitrex and Selegiline. I take both, and have had no problems.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 24, 2008 (Started Feb 22, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This drug absolutely DESTROYS my migraines. One is enough, and the migraine is gone. It sometimes comes back the next day, but I just take another. There is supposed to be a drug interaction problem with Imitrex and selegiline, but I take both without any problems (on the advice of my neurologist). I don't have problems with high blood pressure, though.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

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LEXUSpain14
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LEXUSpain14
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F52y
CFS:9y Dx
FM:5y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 21, 2009 (Started Jan 03, 1998)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: this is the only medication I have been prescribed for migraines that actually work. I take it only when I have a migraine headache. I have suffered with migraines headache half of my life, and have been prescribed many medications. But, imitrex is the only medication that knocks that pain out of my head. It makes me feel sluggish, and a little quezzy, but it works.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Sluggishness

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LELAMARIE
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LELAMARIE
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Dec 31, 2009 (Started Oct 10, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: use as needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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