4 patient evaluations for Heat avoidance with a burden rating of Very hard to take

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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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Dec 7, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Difficulty doing chores, Tremor in hands, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I use a cooling vest which does help, stay hydrated, stay out of direct sunlight and I stay indoors on days when heat is over 80.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores, Tremor in hands, Fatigue

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