2 patient evaluations for Metaxalone with a adherence rating of Sometimes

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KKmom
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KKmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: none
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Mar 9, 2010 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sedation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication worked fine, my symptoms just got worse so I changed to a different medication.
Side effects: Sedation

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mousey1981
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mousey1981
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 53
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Feb 6, 2010 (Started Sep 09, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This really had helped with my RLS and muscle spasms.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 25, 2009 (Started Sep 09, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I originally prescribed this medication to be taken TID (three times daily). I couldn't even keep my eyes open. I now take it most every night. I do find a difference when I don't take it. My muscles tighten up more than "normal". My muscles use to tighten up badly to the point I had no function in my legs at least 6 days out of the week.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

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