90 patient evaluations for Pramipexole

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Aug 30, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Treatment will become less effective over time.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jan 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Feb 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.125 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 28, 2008 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: IF YOU SHOULD FEEL THA YOUCANNOT STOP ANY COMPULSIVE BEHAVIOR ,PLEASE GO IMMEDIATLY TO YUOR DOCTOR AND TELL HIM.. IT IS BETTER TO BE PUT ON A VERY LOW DOSE AND ADD ANOTHER MEDICATION THAN GOING THRU THE COMPULSION.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2007 (Started Aug 20, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: when to quit drug
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 10, 2007 (Started Oct 16, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (forgetfulness, drowsiness, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3.25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, forgetfulness, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 5, 2007 (Started Aug 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (visual hallucinations, vivid dreams, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations, vivid dreams, weight gain

Sep 5, 2007 (Started Aug 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (visual hallucinations, vivid dreams, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Watch very carefully for side effects and ask your Dr about alternate treatments (Neupro is the only dopamine agonist which works for me, although I'm still overeating. I had to bail from Requip after just 2 doses).
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations, vivid dreams, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 16, 2007 (Started May 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness, nausea, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not tolerable for me. Should have not taken it without prior investigation of side effects. I stopped cold turkey, also not a smart thing to do.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, nausea, insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2006 (Started Nov 08, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No effect at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2004 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (breathing difficulty, vomiting, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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