86 patient evaluations for Tizanidine

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Srs2388
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Srs2388
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 28y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Moderate
1 seizure
3 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Apr 13, 2016 (Started Apr 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Severe (Dry mouth, Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: If you have to be alert, avoid it. Keep a drink close.

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thjuland
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thjuland
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Mar 25, 2016 (Started Mar 06, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Still effective for relief of spasticity and I usually bypass the sleepiness by spacing doses at 4 hour intervals.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 21, 2015 (Started Mar 06, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it's very effective for relief of spasticity, unfortunately it puts me into a deep sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 8, 2014 (Started Mar 06, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none, i sleep as needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Keeper of the Flame
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Keeper of the Flame
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F58y
CFS:?y
FM:7y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 13, 2016 (Started Mar 01, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I really liked taking Flexeril but my insurance will no longer cover it as they say it causes falls. I will give the Zanaflex a try to see how it works for the next 6 months and then we will see and I will talk to my doctor if I don't think it is a good choice or I need an increase in the dosage as I don't feel anything from the dosage that I am currently taking.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Wavewatcher
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Wavewatcher
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 7, 2015 (Started Mar 12, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 28, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Medications are set up once a week for 3 times a day and this is only taken at night unless I am having very bad cramps. In that event I can take them PRN but I do not drive or cook as they make me sleepy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Aug 26, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Unsteady gait)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: stopped 8/20/15
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 30, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I can't drive on this so I only take it before bed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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eagleman68
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eagleman68
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Jul 17, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    Mild (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: it helps in the spacticity of my muscles, and hands take a couple hours before driving at first to see if you get sleepy, or other side affects. It has decreased the shaking in my hands to next to none, muscle spasicity away.

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deecee
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deecee
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Most
external_stress: None
Stickman: all
Description:F52y
FM:8y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 22, 2015 (Started May 22, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medication may cause you more restless lag syndrome ,

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janik
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janik
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
PLS

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Apr 27, 2015 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some people get better results than I did. It made me sleepy if taken during the day and too much made me lethargic.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Oct 28, 2013 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Severe (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

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speechlessinseattle
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speechlessinseattle
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
PLS

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Mar 3, 2015 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 28, 2013 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 29, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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whatacall
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whatacall
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F55y
FM:4y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 18, 2014 (Started Oct 10, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pneumonia with pleurisy)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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