Ampyra

About Ampyra (Prescription Drug)

Ampyra™ is the brand name for dalfampridine, an extended release formulation of 4-aminopyridine or 4-AP. Ampyra, a potassium channel blocker, is used as a treatment to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis.

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jhartless's Ampyra History (Ongoing)
Ampyra (dalfampridine)
20 mg Daily Jun 10, 2010 - Last Update

jhartless's Ampyra is for…

  • Walking problems

jhartless's side effects of Ampyra…

  • Vertigo Jun 10, 2010
  • Chronic constipation Jun 12, 2006

Evaluations


Jul 12, 2010

Dosage
20 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for unsteady gait)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vertigo, chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
I had high hopes, but unfortunately so far I haven't been able to see any change at all in unsteady gait or walking speed.
Cost
$100-199 monthly