28 patient evaluations for Botulinum Toxin Type A

Dec 15, 2015 (Started Oct 23, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (frequent urination, injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 units Every 3 months
Advice & Tips: it is worth the try, if you are early in your disease progression it can help a lot.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

May 28, 2015 (Started Oct 23, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (frequent urination, injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 units Every 3 months
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Apr 22, 2014 (Started Oct 23, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (frequent urination, injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 units Every 3 months
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Oct 23, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Every 3 months
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 23, 2013 (Started Oct 23, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Every 3 months
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 3, 2014 (Started May 24, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 80 mL Every 3 months

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Oct 12, 2013 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bladder problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3000 units Yearly
Advice & Tips: This is my fourth round of Botox (July 2013) and I do not think it is as effective as it was in the past. Keeping an eye on it!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2011 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3000 units Yearly
Advice & Tips: The first few days are painful and feel like a bladder infection because of the rigid cystoscopy. The pain is worth it. My duration between Botox visits appears to be a 7-8 month timeframe.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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