236 patient evaluations for Baclofen

woofhound
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woofhound
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:M58y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:16y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 20, 2016 (Started Aug 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have fibromyalgia and Severe Degenerative Disc disease. I feel that cyclobenzaprine works better.

Mar 7, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: after a while Baclofen decreased in effectiveness.

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aubri328
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aubri328
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Dec 31, 2015 (Started Oct 20, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure you are the right dose, but be aware of the side affects! Works great, but can cause you to be VERY tired! Also- the more you need to take... the more it will cost with some insurances.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 18, 2013 (Started Oct 20, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Talk with your Dr. always on the needs for medication/ the why. This medication can be altered. More in the evening less in the morning (or when you are affected the most) take some mid day, etc. This med dose cause fatigue- which added to MS does not HELP the situation. BUT being tired and not having pain is a bonus. Often your Dr can prescribe (and often does anyway) something for fatigue. Drug does come in generic to save money.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Wayne Lampe
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Wayne Lampe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Dec 8, 2015 (Started Apr 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take only the dosage that is needed to stop cramping
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 15, 2012 (Started Apr 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jr42
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jr42
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
PMA

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Jul 10, 2015 (Started Jun 19, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for PMA (Progressive Muscular Atrophy))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

Mar 7, 2015 (Started Jun 19, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for PMA (Progressive Muscular Atrophy))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: can make you dizzy or having a feeling that someone has put a band on your head and is tighting the screw especially after small amount of alcohol!!

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creekwalker
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creekwalker
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jun 9, 2015 (Started Nov 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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NancyBeth
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NancyBeth
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 24, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's important for me to "Stay Ahead" of my symptoms rather than to react to my symptoms. I've noticed a severity of muscle aches/itchiness/burnning when I miss a dose. (current dose is 60mg am/20mg mid day/20mg pm. + 10mg as needed mid day)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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nacona
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nacona
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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May 17, 2015 (Started Jul 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fasciculations)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cramps)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 19, 2010 (Started Jul 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fasciculations)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Cramps)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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UfieDufie
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UfieDufie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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May 11, 2015 (Started Sep 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Four times daily

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leejon66
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leejon66
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
67 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
PTSD

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May 2, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mood elevated or improved)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: It has helped me have more control of my mood and muscle spasms. If you are thinking about this treatment. I would think on the positive side
Cost: < $25 monthly

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pc4069
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pc4069
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Left Eye : none
Right Eye : moderate
Sensation : moderate
Overall : mild
Swallowing : none
Arms : none
Legs : moderate
Bladder/Bowel : moderate
Spinal Cord : mild
I am: g
I have:
NMO

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Mar 3, 2015 (Started Sep 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Neuromyelitis Optica)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Staggering walk, Sleepiness

Dec 25, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Staggering walk, Sleepiness

Jan 30, 2010 (Started Sep 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Staggering walk, Sleepiness

Oct 8, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Staggering walk, Sleepiness

Jan 4, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Staggering walk)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Staggering walk, Sleepiness

Nov 25, 2008 (Started Sep 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Staggering walk, Sleepiness

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