6 patient evaluations for Cooling Vest

May 29, 2013 (Started May 12, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage:

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 31, 2012 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Starting this spring, I began using a phase-change vest, which freezes at 60 degF (in the fridge). It works wonderfully, lasts for hours, and isn't chilling like ice packs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 30, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 30, 2009 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Really postpones my fatigue attacks on hot summer days. Lets me function outside in the summer.

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 25, 2010 (Started Aug 19, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Haven't used it for a couple of years now. Usually my feet are so cold I can't stand it, so when it is HOT outside and my feet are warm, I forget to cool off my core!!!

Jan 19, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Works great in hot summer heat...makes it easier to garden, etc.!

  • 0 helpful marks
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