79 patient evaluations for Naltrexone

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for alcohol use disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 28, 2014 (Started Nov 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams, drowsiness, loose bowel movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When you start LDN you need to get off ALL opioids because they conflict. At first I was in pain all the time (4-7 out of 10)+ had Constant daytime drowsiness + vivid dreams every night. With in the week I started smiling instead of Grimacing all the time. Hygiene and house cleaning has become less troubling. After 2 months, the "Whole body" pain has decreased in intensity (now 2-4), allowing me to be able to identify and address specific symptoms w/ my doc. PLUS I've needed only 1or 2 NSAIDs a day! About two months in the drowsiness started to subside + the vivid dreams have been less noticeable!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 13, 2013 (Started Nov 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams, drowsiness, loose bowel movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: LDN Helps stimulate endorphins. I seem to be in a better mood (not grimacing as much) and my symptoms seem to be less bothersome. I experience more drowsiness .
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jan 17, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg One time
Advice & Tips: increases endorphins, all good
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take it in liquid form. Pill form is also available. My speech has improved. No more slurring or mumbling. Bladder has shown significant improvement. Bowel has shown improvement. Stamina is much better. This drug works for me and makes the other drugs work better. Not an approved MS drug by my doctor or the hospital (Mellon Center)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Apr 22, 2013 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 9 months after being dx with ALS, I noticed that my voice in 2009 stabilized. In 2013, my voice and swallowing are basically the same. I give most credit to taking LDN.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 26, 2012 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am seeing many ALS patients loosing their voice. I am convinced that LDN is what prevented me from loosing mine. I started on the drug a couple years ago, noticed an immediate impact, and have not gotten off. My voice is still around which was contrary to my original progression. I still struggle, but most people can understand what I am saying with very little repeating. Please consider using just to see if it works for you.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 14, 2011 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This seemed to be the reason why I was able to keep my voice. No proof of this fact, but it certainly is the appearance from my perspective.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for interstitial cystitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This treatment needs to be given a fair chance for at least a year, based on other IC patients that have received positive results. After 6 months, my symptoms have improved 35 to 40%. I will be looking into increasing my dosage. My overall energy is much better. I sleep like a baby most nights, now.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness/spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 30, 2011 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness/spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: It really seemed to help for years but we suspect that I have become sensitized to it. It was suggested that I drop my dosage to 2mg but it is very difficult to obtain here.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 12, 2012 (Started May 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ulcerative colitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psoriatic arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't believe the positive effect it has on my arthritic pain. I take very little medication for this condition and I feel LDN has turned out to be a panacea. I hope in time I get the same results for ulcerative colitis and fatigue.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 25, 2012 (Started Mar 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for weakened immune system)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

May 20, 2012 (Started Mar 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakened immune system)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 14days 1,5mg 14 days 3mg after 4,5mg tremblements et asphyxie les 10e jours arreter puis repre ndre

  • 0 helpful marks
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