113 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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Nov 16, 2009 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (general ill feeling, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (general ill feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2009 (Started Apr 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My current MDS said that this drug rarely benefits my condition. Personal impact experience. Seemed to effect memory or articulation.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jul 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: What the expected benefits are.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Amantadine worked for me for the first few months,then its effect became very slight until I decided to stop taking it .
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 17, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps fight fatique. helps sleep and pain
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My brief exposure to Amantadine left me feeling very down and focused on death and dying. My thoughts scared me enough I quit taking it after a week or two.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 28, 2009 (Started Mar 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: May cause edema or blotchy skin. My only side effect so far is stomach cramps.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2009 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, fatigue, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am willing to go through the side effects because this med really helps me!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, constipation, fatigue

Nov 17, 2008 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, constipation, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 4, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: HAVENT TAKEN LONG ENOUGH TO KNOW IF IT WILL REALLY KICK IN
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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