133 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

Apr 20, 2017 (Started Sep 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (face grimace)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: face grimace

Feb 6, 2010 (Started Sep 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (face grimace)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: face grimace

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 7, 2017 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 tablet(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 28, 2015 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 tablet(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 tablet(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 26, 2013 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have reintroduced the medication to assist me with the problems of "Freezing Gait"
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 3, 2017 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional nausea and vomiting, nausea and vomiting, jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting, occasional nausea and vomiting

Nov 28, 2016 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional nausea and vomiting, nausea and vomiting, jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting, occasional nausea and vomiting

Dec 15, 2015 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional nausea and vomiting, nausea and vomiting, jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This summer I had to lower my total intake of carbidopa / levodopa as I began to experience dyskinesia in the evenings.  If I keep my daily levodopa dose at or below 1200 mgs, I seldom experience any dyskinesia.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting, occasional nausea and vomiting

Dec 17, 2012 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I take the regular Sinemet pill as a 'back-up' to my extended release Sinemet when I go to the gym, paint or do something during which time I hope to lesson my tremors - it does seem to help.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting, occasional nausea and vomiting

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional nausea and vomiting, nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting, occasional nausea and vomiting

Jun 30, 2010 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional nausea and vomiting, nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting, occasional nausea and vomiting

Jun 29, 2010 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional nausea and vomiting, nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting, occasional nausea and vomiting

  • 0 helpful marks
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