86 patient evaluations for Tizanidine

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Dec 20, 2012 (Started Dec 03, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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.

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 18, 2012 (Started Sep 10, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for to prevent fasiculation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (problems concentrating)
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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