32 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa CR

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Mar 31, 2008 (Started Jan 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Back pain, Vivid dreams, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was placed on this medicine to confirm my diagnosis of PD. I felt immediate results. However, the meds had to be taken at exactly the moment it was due. If I was just a bit late, I could tell the symptoms come back. It would be several hours before I returned to my former self.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Back pain, Forgetfulness, Fatigue, Vivid dreams

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 18, 2004 (Started Jun 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Back pain, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Back pain, Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Apr 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg-200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 23, 2008 (Started Apr 23, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Allergic reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Don't know why this happened to me - no other allergies -
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Allergic reaction

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 5, 2008 (Started Aug 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 50 mg-200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Hope for the best
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2008 (Started Mar 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: know your body and the meds you take.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2009 (Started Mar 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 50 mg-200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 16, 2009 (Started May 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Urine amber color, Back pain, Vivid dreams, Cramps in legs, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 50 mg-200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Urine amber color, Vivid dreams, Back pain, Cramps in legs, Fatigue, Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 29, 2010 (Started Jan 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for legible handwriting)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Jerky movements (dyskinesia))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am presently taking 1/2 tab of 50/200 carbidopa/levadopaCR 5 times a day. This dose has improved my balance, walking and handwriting, while moderating the dyskenesia. It does seem like I am watching the clock a lot
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jerky movements (dyskinesia)

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