13 patient evaluations for Comtan

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

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May 15, 2013 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

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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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Jan 22, 2012 (Started Dec 16, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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tchrterri
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tchrterri
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jul 31, 2011 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Medicare stopped paying for Comtan when I hit the "gap". The cost would have been over $700.00/month to continue. I had rationed it for the first half of the year, taking 2 each day instead of 4. I will not go back on, even though it helped. It doesn't make sense to go on it if I cannot continue all year. on the plus side, going off Comtan, I lost 8 lbs in 3 weeks.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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

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Jun 16, 2011 (Started Jun 18, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's one of a cocktail of four. So not easy to isolate efficacy or side effects.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Increased urination, Increased urinary frequency

Feb 10, 2011 (Started Jun 18, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Increased urination, Increased urinary frequency

Jun 6, 2010 (Started Jun 18, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Increased urination, Increased urinary frequency

Nov 9, 2009 (Started Jun 18, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased urination, Increased urinary frequency

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Jun 18, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Almost immediate improvement against insomnia, but gradual backslide over 2 months. Follow up has been Sinemet CR
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased urination, Increased urinary frequency

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Christina22222
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Christina22222
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: TBI 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
TBI

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Mar 25, 2011 (Started Jan 07, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 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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Jun 1, 2010 (Started Jun 12, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Hard to swallow
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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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May 22, 2010 (Started Mar 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Wearing off effect: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since going to three doses a day, I frequently have no off time, from about half an hour after I take the medication first thing in the AM, until 8 or 9 at night. Sometimes I"m still on at 10 PM when I go to bed.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Urine orange color

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

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Jan 21, 2010 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's a large pill to swallow and gets stuck in my throat often. I take it between meals so I'm not usually eating when I take it.l
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Constipation, Constipation

Mar 23, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Constipation, Constipation

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skyking3
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skyking3
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 3, 2010 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Drugged feeling

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jbphotonut
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jbphotonut
Sex: F
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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Aug 26, 2009 (Started Aug 05, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 700 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Made me sick, sick, sick. It came down to being sick to my stomach or dealing with the "on/off" of tremors with Sinemet alone. Chose not to be sick all the time.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea, Digestive problems

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