112 patient evaluations for Amantadine

Dec 27, 2019 (Started May 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor(s), paroxysmal dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 15, 2017 (Started May 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I had mis read the doctors instructions. I was supposed to start with one tablet every morning and after two weeks if there was no improvement go to one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening. I stsrted with one tblet in the morning and one in the evening. It was too much. In a week I am going to try again with the correct dosage
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 27, 2018 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor in right wrist and hand during walking arm swing)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle and joint pain, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had to stop working at Lowe's because my symptoms go worse. The neurologist change my dosage to 200 mg twice day and it's working well so I went to work doing private care for a friend who has MS. Things are definitely working out
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 30, 2016 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor in right wrist and hand during walking arm swing)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle and joint pain, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Now that I have found the right cocktail I've been able to return to work full time. after being on disability for almost three years . so far it's been two months since I went back and I'm going strong . Don't get me wrong there are days when I'm exhausted from the nine hour day but it's a good kind of exhausted .
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Apr 16, 2014 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle and joint pain, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Mar 11, 2012 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle and joint pain, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 8, 2012 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor in right wrist and hand during walking arm swing)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It took me several trips to the Neurologist before we found the right drug cocktail. Now that I have found the right cocktail I've been able to return to work full time. after being on disability for almost three years . so far it's been two months since I went back and I'm going strong .  Don't get me wrong there are days when I'm exhausted from the nine hour day but it's a good kind of exhausted .  
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 6, 2018 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Amantadine helps with dyskinesia. Also, I notice if I take it before I get out of bed, I feel a bit restless and need to get up.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 6, 2017 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: no new info to report
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 23, 2016 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: No change.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 1, 2015 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I still take this. No changes
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This did not seem to decrease the dyskiinesia caused by l-dopa.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 23, 2011 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was prescribed this medicine because I was experiencing dyskenisia effect from levodopa. It helps, but it is not perfect. I can still feel some movement.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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