126 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

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glundy
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glundy
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 28, 2010 (Started Nov 17, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking Sinemet when I started the clinical trial IPX066. Sinemet was a great medication!

  • 0 helpful marks
leprechan
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leprechan
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 24, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Drowsiness, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've typed this many times. No more.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness, Drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
cpace635
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cpace635
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 23, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Timid)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Side effects: Timid

  • 0 helpful marks
apples
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apples
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 3, 2010 (Started Apr 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: inprovement in tremors
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Flatulence

  • 0 helpful marks
jiencar
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jiencar
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 24, 2010 (Started Nov 26, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped the Sinemt 25/100 because now I am taking the 25/250 dosage.
Side effects: Dyskinesia

  • 0 helpful marks
wishpeace
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wishpeace
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 16, 2010 (Started Jul 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug, along with Mirapex, has controlled the tremor in my hands....get a bit of tremor rarely when really cold or on down times of meds. Dr. just changed me to extended release med due to some "twitching" i have been getting which he thinks may be related to too much of med. I was taking 2 (25/100) pills 4x daily. Now with extended release, which is 50/200, i will take 1 3x day. Will see if this helps.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 7, 2009 (Started Jul 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: taking generic of sinemet and using insurance is much less costly. this med was increased about 6 mos. ago due to slight increase in tremor and start of tremor in other hand. This med along with Mirapex controls my tremors .... off times are early mornings when first arising.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks
DNAtoUSA
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DNAtoUSA
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
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Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 16, 2010 (Started Feb 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 9 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Kimellis
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Kimellis
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 16, 2010 (Started Dec 19, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Excellent.

Aug 30, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
jw44
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jw44
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 7, 2010 (Started Nov 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: IF I DID NOT HAVE YHIS DRUG, I WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO WALK.

  • 0 helpful marks
LindaB
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LindaB
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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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
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