49 patient evaluations for Methylphenidate

Flowers
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Flowers
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 31, 2008 (Started May 01, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Brain fog: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med has made all the difference for me in being able to focus on what I'm doing and to be able to finish what I start. I was to the point that I'd start several thing and finish nothing. I would recommend this old fashioned med to anyone able to take it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2008 (Started May 01, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Brain fog: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: You have to take it as prescribed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 3 helpful marks
Nodek
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Nodek
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Oct 7, 2008 (Started Sep 20, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 18 mg/24 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Wow, this is great for MY cognitive problems and my tiredness. Helps me focus and I get less easily distracted, which results in that I am less stressed and moody.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks
heidibug77
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heidibug77
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Feb 12, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only take a half a 10mg pill, when I feel zapped. The whole thing, if I'm really exhausted.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks
heatheroh32
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heatheroh32
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Oct 31, 2008 (Started Oct 29, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have dr prescribe ambian or something to help with sleep while on it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Withdrawal effects

  • 1 helpful mark
Dan McRight
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Dan McRight
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 18, 2008 (Started Aug 20, 1993)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Combination w/ Sinemet -- much improved results.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Aug 20, 1993)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Up to x3/day when prn added focus needed. Helps with sleepiness from PD. Take it particularly when driving long distances.

  • 0 helpful marks
rodolptte24
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rodolptte24
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
36 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Eating Disorder

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Dec 10, 2008 (Started Oct 03, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Problems concentrating: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
kbc
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kbc
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F64y
FM:20y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 5, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Life can change dramatically. Ability to stay focused is paramount. The dosage is now extended so the dose at 2 per day lasts ALL DAY/ ALL Night affecting sleep only in a positive manner. I stopped taking this years ago because of the crash in the early evening, which no longer happens.
Side effects: Shaky hands

Dec 8, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have just recently returned to taking this med, because it is now an extended release tablet. There is a constant level of medication, rather than the peaks and valleys formerly found in the previous doses.
Side effects: Shaky hands

  • 0 helpful marks
Alicethecluz
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Alicethecluz
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 2
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Overwhelming
22 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jan 8, 2009 (Started Jan 11, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 54 mg/24 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: it will make you feel full
Side effects: Jittery feeling, Brain cloud, Tiredness, Stomach pain, Stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks
Stefie/MS
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Stefie/MS
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 28, 2009 (Started Apr 28, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: My heart rate was alarming to my Drs and they advised me to stop taking it. It helped to clear the cog fog and I was able to think clearly.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Racing heart feeling

May 15, 2009 (Started Apr 28, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take Methylphenidate on days that I really need to get something accomplished. It really clears out the dreaded cog fog. It also helps alot with the fatigue.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Racing heart feeling

  • 0 helpful marks
grllongoria
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grllongoria
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Sep 1, 1999 (Started May 28, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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