13 patient evaluations for Lumbar Puncture

Sep 2, 2008 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Jan 5, 2006 (Started Jan 05, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain in mid-back)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time

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May 25, 2005 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle spasms in back, very bruised, sore and stiff for a week after)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Not sure. My husband had a lumbar puncture and he didn't have any problems. ? Maybe try taking Valium before the procedure, but ask your doctor first. ? The cost is only the money I didn't make from not working.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: very bruised, sore and stiff for a week after, muscle spasms in back

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