248 patient evaluations for Baclofen

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possma
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possma
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 24, 2012 (Started Sep 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness, Muscle weakness, Dry mouth, Weight gain, Staggering walk, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have no problems taking Baclofen, but am always mindful how it affects my mobility - which is NOT positive! I find taking a drink of AllCalm before bed much more beneficial for spasms, or restless leg syndrome. It is a Magnesium Citrate drink and works almost straight away! EXCELLENT! It does not affect my mobility.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Staggering walk

Dec 17, 2008 (Started Sep 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Sleepiness, Muscle weakness, Dry mouth, Weight gain, Staggering walk, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wouldn't be surprised if this drug was causing some of us to be in a wheelchair - but what do you do with spasms? I find that Magnesium Chelate (All Calm) works wonders! However, you have to boil water and who wants to get out of bed in the middle of the night? Thats when I have to resort to Baclofen!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Staggering walk

  • 4 helpful marks
suzzie
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suzzie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Feb 10, 2012 (Started Aug 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Dizzy spells, Falls out of the clear blues from the dizzy spells., Falls)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I you do take this medication just be care full if you are living in a dizzy state to watch to see if it get wores, make sure you talk to your doctor if they get worse. When I was taking this medication it did work very well why I was on it but the side effects were not any I wanted to live with, I was falling just about every time I was walking. so jsut pay attintion while tacking this medication.

  • 0 helpful marks
cantdoitcandy
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cantdoitcandy
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 38
Condition: Myofascial Pain 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Myofascial Pain

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Feb 3, 2012 (Started Apr 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doesn't make me real tired like the rest of the muscle relaxers and stops the spasms unlike the rest I have taken and doesn't take as many pills a day

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

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Jan 22, 2012 (Started Aug 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.05 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 26, 2010 (Started Aug 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.05 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I just started Baclofin yesterday. It was precribed due to my leg and foot pain. It is taken at night. I am taking .5mg. When I awoke this am, my legs felt much better and most of the pain had lessened. Plus, I slept the best that I have had in over 1 year.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
amygtz
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amygtz
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jan 15, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Abdominal weakness, Excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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nursefairy
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nursefairy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jan 9, 2012 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 6, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Izzibath
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Izzibath
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Jan 7, 2012 (Started Sep 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I discovered that taking benedril for alergies had more anti spasum benefits.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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junae
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junae
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Dec 18, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

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biggie72
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biggie72
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Dec 17, 2011 (Started Apr 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Talk to you Doc as soon as you feel these effects. They Get worse as time passes.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
MSJULES
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MSJULES
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Dec 15, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsy in a.m.)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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