81 patient evaluations for Tizanidine

whatacall
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whatacall
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:F53y
FM:2y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 18, 2014 (Started Oct 10, 2014)

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

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thjuland
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thjuland
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Oct 8, 2014 (Started Mar 06, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none, i sleep as needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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sarahbellum
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sarahbellum
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 2, 2014 (Started Jul 24, 2009)

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

Jul 15, 2014 (Started Jul 24, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasms: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nighttime leg spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2010 (Started Jul 24, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasms: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasms in feet: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started out taking one pill and had sci-fi type dreams but when I reduced to half a pill had normal dreams. I hadn't had ANY dreams for years so this medication is allowing me to get a deeper sleep possibly because I don't wake up to use the bathroom.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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nacona
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nacona
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Apr 13, 2014 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation

Jun 17, 2011 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 18 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation

Dec 22, 2010 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 18 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Constipation

Sep 13, 2010 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have not been taking this medication long enough to determine the difference between baclofen and tizanidine. The only side effect that I have encountered is constipation and irregularity. It does seem to control the cramps a little better. Cost listed below is without insurance.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation

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Rejoice
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Rejoice
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 43
Condition: Spinal Stenosis 19 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Spinal Stenosis

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Jan 7, 2014 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Unrefreshing or poor sleep: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 7 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cutting the pills in half (but taking the same amount) makes the medication work way better. The pill coating is too thick, I guess.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Dec 30, 2012 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Unrefreshing or poor sleep: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 7 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

May 5, 2010 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Makes me fall asleep if I take it during the day, but if I take it before bed, I have a deep, restful sleep, and great dreams.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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

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Jan 2, 2014 (Started Jun 09, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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ClownsPeach
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ClownsPeach
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Nov 15, 2013 (Started Jan 03, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily

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janik
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janik
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
PLS

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Oct 28, 2013 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

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speechlessinseattle
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speechlessinseattle
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
PLS

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Jun 28, 2013 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 29, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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DazedandBewildered
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DazedandBewildered
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F59y
FM:5y Dx
CFS:5y Dx
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jun 3, 2013 (Started Dec 28, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I went off of this drug in March of 2013, shortly before going off Cymbalta and swapping Lyrica for Neurontin because of cost and it appeared nothing was really working. After being off of them now for 1-2 months, my pain had intensified so much. It felt like every joint, muscle, and nerve ending in my body hurt. I began taking generic Tylenol and was up to 600mg 2x per day but they didn't help that much so I decided to go back on this Tizanidine. I have only been on it since last night but so far so very, very good!! (I'll try to update my perceived effectiveness after I'm on it for awhile longer.)
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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