7 patient evaluations for Pramipexole taken for the purpose of 'Parkinson's Disease' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

juliaR
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juliaR
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Dec 11, 2010 (Started Sep 19, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: check excessive daytime sleepiness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Oct 9, 2010 (Started Sep 19, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: So far - so good. This Sifrol ER is replacing Cabergoline
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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ozzieartist
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ozzieartist
Sex: M
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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Jul 12, 2010 (Started Mar 02, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 29, 2010 (Started Mar 02, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Shakin
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Shakin
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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May 30, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor(s): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: no Benefit
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Somnolence, Insomnia, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Insomnia

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor(s): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: On the 13th I bumped up to 6mg. So far I cannot attest to any benefit or side effect (except the insomnia and sleepiness like Requip. Watching closely to the BIG side affects that I've been warned about. More later.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Somnolence, Insomnia, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Insomnia

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor(s): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I just started Mirapex ER April 9, 2010. I will keep a weekly update to let you know what happens. This is a switch from 24mg Requip XL to 3mg going up to 6mg Mirapex ER. I should not experience any of the sickness because my brain is already used to 24mg agonist. Dr Dewey says I still need to watch out for the compulsive side effects, "they can start at ay time".
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Somnolence, Insomnia, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Insomnia

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

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Nov 23, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No real impact, because I have a medical background, I put my meds in a pill case and always have them with me, it became a ritual and did not interfere with any activity. At the beginning of the treatment, I saw a great increase in my ability to do "normal" daily activities. It was combined with stalevo, and amantadine, so it was not easy to determine which med or was it the combo, that gave me my life back.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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

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Aug 23, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase on time: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Sometimes it takes a few months for the effects to be apparent.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 16, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase on time: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 28, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase on time: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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ProfGumbySan
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ProfGumbySan
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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Sep 5, 2007 (Started Aug 20, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Watch very carefully for side effects and ask your Dr about alternate treatments (Neupro is the only dopamine agonist which works for me, although I'm still overeating. I had to bail from Requip after just 2 doses).
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Auditory hallucinations, Visual hallucinations, Vivid dreams, Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
Dawn Angel
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Dawn Angel
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jun 16, 2007 (Started May 14, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not tolerable for me. Should have not taken it without prior investigation of side effects. I stopped cold turkey, also not a smart thing to do.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Nausea, Insomnia

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