4 patient evaluations for Orphenadrine

holmesa
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holmesa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jul 6, 2011 (Started Nov 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Affects short-term memory /retention
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Memory problems, Loss of short term memory, Forgetting Words

May 24, 2011 (Started Nov 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Unfortunately after many years relatively free of stiffness, tremor & associated pain over the last 18 months I became increasingly forgetful & confused.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Memory problems, Loss of short term memory, Forgetting Words

May 12, 2011 (Started Nov 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For many years (4+) this helped reduce tremor & associated pain, helped balance & was generally beneficial BUT the cognitive side effects, similar to dementia, were intolerable.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Memory problems, Loss of short term memory, Forgetting Words

Apr 30, 2011 (Started Nov 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I HAVE FOUND NO PROBLEMS MANAGING IT. HOWEVER A SIDE EFFECT OF WHICH I WAS UNAWARE HAS BEEN INCREASING MEMORY PROBLEMS & SOME CONFUSION. I AM CURRENTLY PHASING OUT THE DRUG & AS I'M STILL ON AGONISTS (REQUIP) I'M CONCERNED THAT I WILL START DOPAMINS
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Memory problems, Loss of short term memory, Forgetting Words

May 25, 2010 (Started Nov 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: WITH MY CONSULTANT & PD NURSE I AM REDUCING THE DOSE OVER TIME AS THE SIDE-EFFECTS HAVE BECOME DISTRESSING - MAINLY CONFUSION & LOSS OF SHORT-TERM MEMORY
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Memory problems, Loss of short term memory, Forgetting Words

Jun 9, 2009 (Started Nov 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Memory problems, Loss of short term memory, Forgetting Words

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tigger13039
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tigger13039
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 8, 2011 (Started Dec 31, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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toledogranny3
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toledogranny3
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
58 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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May 17, 2010 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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MusicNut321
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MusicNut321
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: All
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F45y
FM:14y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 24, 2009 (Started Mar 21, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Need different muscle relaxer
Side effects: Chronic constipation, Bowel (fecal) incontinence

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