5 patient evaluations for Amantadine taken for the purpose of 'Parkinson's Disease' with a side effects rating of Moderate

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

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Jul 13, 2012 (Started Jan 29, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Loss of appetite, Edema in feet, Mottling of skin on legs, Dizziness (vertigo), Edema in lower extremities, Blotchy skin on my legs

May 27, 2011 (Started Jan 29, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Loss of appetite, Edema in feet, Mottling of skin on legs, Dizziness (vertigo), Edema in lower extremities, Blotchy skin on my legs

May 26, 2010 (Started Jan 29, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Mottling of the skin on the lower legs is a common side effect; not very pretty. Individual patients should evaluate whether they can live with the cosmetic problems in exchange for the benefits derived from Amantadine, which can be considerable.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Loss of appetite, Edema in feet, Mottling of skin on legs, Dizziness (vertigo), Edema in lower extremities, Blotchy skin on my legs

May 5, 2010 (Started Jan 29, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Loss of appetite, Edema in feet, Mottling of skin on legs, Dizziness (vertigo), Edema in lower extremities, Blotchy skin on my legs

Apr 28, 2010 (Started Jan 29, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Watch out for edema; it hit me 3 months after starting Amantadine. My feet, ankles and lower legs swelled up so much that my shoes didn't fit. We cut my dosage from 3 100mg capsules daily to 2, and the edema is now subsiding. I've also found that it causes some nausea for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Loss of appetite, Edema in feet, Mottling of skin on legs, Dizziness (vertigo), Edema in lower extremities, Blotchy skin on my legs

Mar 31, 2010 (Started Jan 29, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Give it a good long trial; it took a few weeks for me to get over the initial nausea and dizziness, but I feel great now! I have lost some weight, but I consider that a plus.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Loss of appetite, Edema in feet, Mottling of skin on legs, Dizziness (vertigo), Edema in lower extremities, Blotchy skin on my legs

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jazzfan
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jazzfan
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 12, 2012 (Started Mar 03, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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ducdu
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ducdu
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 28, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

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wormy72
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wormy72
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 16, 2009 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: General ill feeling, Dizziness, Fatigue

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: General ill feeling, Dizziness, Fatigue

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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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Oct 31, 2008 (Started Feb 15, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Monitor closely
Side effects: Depressed mood, Fatigue, Dyskinesia, Edema (fluid retention)

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