9 patient evaluations for Hemodialysis

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Jun 4, 2015 (Started May 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Kidney Failure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Three times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 20, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 1983)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Kidney Failure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: In center hemodialysis Try your best to NEVER miss a treatment It makes a big difference in your health

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 22, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Kidney Failure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Advice & Tips: for the people that is about to taking it, be optimistic. It seems worst of what it really is. You must be very carefull with your catheter to avoid infecctions.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Kidney Failure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 17, 2011 (Started Sep 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for kidney transplant)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The burden on the care giver is tremendous. It is difficult, but worth the improvement i health and readiness for transplant

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Apr 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Kidney Failure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Weekly
Side effects: Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Mar 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for kidney transplant)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: Hemo was hard and my blood pressure would roller coaster. I did not respond well to it
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 30, 2010 (Started Apr 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Kidney Failure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (AV fistula bruising)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are a small person with a fistula, make sure when the stick you to go shallow with the needles, so to not stick all the way threw and cause inside bleeding and bruising.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: AV fistula bruising

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2010 (Started Aug 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Kidney Failure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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