124 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

Micksterk
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Micksterk
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 10, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The drug worked great for about 1yr. Then my on time started getting shorter and shorter. And the symtems started getting worse. My doctor suggested a proceedure a Thalimotamy on the left side of the brain, to control the right side tremors. I am right handed. The proceedure was successful in helping to control the tremors. But I still have to takes this med. My doctor told me that the meds and the prceedures are only tools to combat the symtems, and not a cure...
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleep problems, Dyskinesia, Stomach upset, Diminished sense of taste, On/off effect, Vivid dreams

  • 0 helpful marks
TAG1
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TAG1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mood: Very bad
Cognition: Moderate
Autonomic: Severe
Head: moderate
Arms: severe
Legs: severe
Tremors: moderate
I have:
MSA

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Feb 16, 2009 (Started Feb 16, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Intention tremor: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 18 x 25 mg-250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: On/off time is like a rollercoaster ride, Nausea, Drowsiness, Vivid dreams

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gk dayton oh
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gk dayton oh
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 8, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve communication: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Slowness: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Freely share with you doctor your struggles and discuss dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Vikings23
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Vikings23
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 2, 2009 (Started Jul 17, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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gbabies6
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gbabies6
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 51
Condition:
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Jan 14, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Restless feeling in legs: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

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PDWarrior
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PDWarrior
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 12, 2009 (Started Aug 16, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Jan 10, 2009 (Started Nov 25, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take as directed and call the doctor f there are any problems
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 14, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take at least 1/2 hr before having a meal with protein - or wait about an hour after a large protein meal ....If Im in need of an extra boost I take with a high sugar beverage - adding sugar to water works just as well
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 20, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take it on time on a regular schedule that works best with yoour activity level in order to get maximum benefit
Cost: < $25 monthly

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JohnnyPopper
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JohnnyPopper
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Dec 7, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor(s): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: be consitent with the medicine

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cacy
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cacy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 28, 2008 (Started Nov 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I find it to be most helpful by taking prescribed dosage on schedule.

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btrflynana2
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btrflynana2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mood: Very bad
Cognition: Moderate
Autonomic: Moderate
Head: none
Arms: none
Legs: moderate
Tremors: none
I am: g
I have:
MSA

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Nov 23, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for MSA (Multiple System Atrophy): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 9 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for MSA (Multiple System Atrophy): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 9 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Follow what the physician recommends and stick with it
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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