17 patient evaluations for Heat avoidance

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Aug 24, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Find something vaguely sociable to do when avoiding the heat - I play the guitar and other listen :) ...as if they have a choice!
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores

Jul 20, 2010 (Started Aug 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores

Dec 14, 2008 (Started Aug 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Not being able to tolerate temperatures over 24C affected my ability to enjoy fully our holidays with our children as I shifted my day such that I want out in the early in the morning and in the evening. Being alone to go to the markets and do the shopping before my family woke was not a problem! :)
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores

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Jan 18, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Makes me very edgy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The heat is very touch and go with MS

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Jun 23, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for complex regional pain syndrome type I)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Swelling in right foot)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat rashes)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Chest and face flushing)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Jul 16, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Loneliness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Loneliness

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Jul 7, 2009 (Started Jan 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Skin problems, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: Skin problems, Fatigue, Pain, Anxious mood

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May 8, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Avoidance of the sun, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Side effects: Avoidance of the sun, Fatigue

Nov 15, 2008 (Started Aug 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Avoidance of the sun, Fatigue

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Apr 3, 2009 (Started Jun 22, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Avoidance of the sun, Legs don't work, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: Avoidance of the sun, Legs don't work, Fatigue

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Apr 2, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Loneliness, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Avoidance of the sun, Loneliness, Difficulty doing chores, Anxious mood, Anxious mood

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Mar 3, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: i wear a ball cap to keep the sun off my head..i get a burning sensation from the sun and makes my skull feel like its burning
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 7, 2009 (Started Jun 19, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Tremor in hands, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: this is one of the worst problems I have with MS and most frustrating
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Tremor in hands, Fatigue

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