8 patient evaluations for Heat avoidance with a cost of < $25

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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

  • 1 helpful mark

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

  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Dec 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Yearly
Advice & Tips: when its hot stay inside where its cool
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 21, 2008 (Started Oct 23, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (avoidance of the sun)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Start your cold pack collection. They're lifesaving when it's too hot. In a pinch, you can use packages of frozen vegatables...green peas work best because, even while frozen, they still are malleable.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: avoidance of the sun

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 2, 2008 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 24, 1991 (Started Mar 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty doing chores, skin problems, avoidance of the sun, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I like to come out early, wearing long sleeves.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty doing chores, avoidance of the sun, skin problems, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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