83 patient evaluations for Tizanidine

paso robles
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paso robles
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
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)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: stopped 8/20/15
Cost: Not specified monthly

Jul 30, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I can't drive on this so I only take it before bed
Cost: Not specified 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)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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: 2 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Most
external_stress: None
Stickman: all
Description:F51y
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 22, 2015 (Started May 22, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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: g
I have:
PLS

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Apr 27, 2015 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Oct 28, 2013 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Aug 05, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified 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)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

Jun 28, 2013 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

Jun 29, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified 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:F54y
FM:3y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 18, 2014 (Started Oct 10, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pneumonia with pleurisy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly

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thjuland
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thjuland
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 8, 2014 (Started Mar 06, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none, i sleep as needed.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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sarahbellum
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sarahbellum
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Sep 2, 2014 (Started Jul 24, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Nighttime leg spasms: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly

Jul 15, 2014 (Started Jul 24, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Nighttime leg spasms: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasms: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

Sep 10, 2010 (Started Jul 24, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasms: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Spasms in feet: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started out taking one pill and had sci-fi type dreams but when I reduced to half a pill had normal dreams. I hadn't had ANY dreams for years so this medication is allowing me to get a deeper sleep possibly because I don't wake up to use the bathroom.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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the_lorelei
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the_lorelei
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
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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Jun 30, 2014 (Started Jan 21, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Jan 21, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Tizanidine can really knock you out. Wait until you're ready for bed before taking.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

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nacona
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nacona
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Apr 13, 2014 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Constipation

Jun 17, 2011 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 18 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Constipation

Dec 22, 2010 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 18 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation

Sep 13, 2010 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle spasms: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have not been taking this medication long enough to determine the difference between baclofen and tizanidine. The only side effect that I have encountered is constipation and irregularity. It does seem to control the cramps a little better. Cost listed below is without insurance.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Constipation

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