86 patient evaluations for Tizanidine

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trice
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trice
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 46y
  • Duration: 33 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
14 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Nov 24, 2012 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 18, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The impact of this medication is fatigue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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bonfun1
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bonfun1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mood: Good
Cognition: Moderate
Autonomic: Mild
Head: none
Arms: none
Legs: moderate
Tremors: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MSA

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Oct 19, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Myalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Stomach (gastric) ulcer pain, Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Bad to take regularly, espec. if you have a hx of gastritis or ulcers!! This caused gastric pain if I took it too freq. I tok the lowest dose and sometimes broke the tab in half to eliminate the gastric distress.

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slowrambler
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slowrambler
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 7, 2012 (Started Sep 10, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Muscle fatigue

Feb 9, 2009 (Started Sep 10, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Muscle fatigue

Sep 7, 2008 (Started Sep 10, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Muscle fatigue, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This medication served me very well for several yrs. after I'd exhausted the use of Baclofen, which had become totally ineffective for me. This medication is not instant in terms of effectiveness. I had to "wean off" of the Baclofen & "ramp up" the dosage of Zanaflex & maintain a consistent level of this medication (in my bloodstream) before it became truly effective. After it became ineffective singularly, I began using it in combination with Keppra & I'm still realizing positive results using this regimen. I do experience some minor muscle fatigue & occasional dry mouth while using Zanaflex, however nothing close in terems of negative side effects as compared to Baclofen.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Muscle fatigue

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

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Aug 9, 2012 (Started Jan 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Withdrawal effects, Weaned off)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 14 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Great for spasms but VERY Sedating
Cost: < $25 monthly

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shell052169
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shell052169
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 47y
  • Duration: 36 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
70 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jun 18, 2012 (Started Sep 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Generalized muscle aches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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aj81189
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aj81189
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:M56y
FM:13y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 3, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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whatdabuck
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whatdabuck
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 25
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Mar 23, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

Dec 21, 2011 (Started Oct 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

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

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Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for to prevent fasiculation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Inability to concentrate)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: 1: I need help to take any medication 2: It knocks me out and therefore aids sleeping 3: Cannot take anywhere near a work day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Jan 10, 2012 (Started Jan 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I use a daily pill box.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 14, 2010 (Started Jan 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Freddie33
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Freddie33
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F37y
CFS:16y Dx
FM:13y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 1, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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