133 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

Sep 1, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 12 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Advance slowly in increasing doses
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: jerky movements

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 11, 2008 (Started Aug 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, lightheadedness from upper back into head)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It has taken time, but I am beginning to notice when it is time to take my meds. I begin to feel tired and over all rotten.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, lightheadedness from upper back into head

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 29, 2008 (Started Nov 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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