14 patient evaluations for Docusate

tigger13039
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tigger13039
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jul 1, 2015 (Started Sep 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hemorrhoids)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bowel problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
58 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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Oct 6, 2014 (Started Aug 14, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
arachnoiditis555
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arachnoiditis555
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 40
Condition: Arachnoiditis 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Arachnoiditis

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Mar 22, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I took docusate sodium as prescribed by my pain management physician, at the maximum dose for a month. It didn't do anything to soften my stools. I found fiber seems to work best for that, as well as for helping frequency issues.

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Lakotawoman
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Lakotawoman
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F49y
FM:4y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 17, 2013 (Started Feb 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hemorrhoids)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Navy Nurse
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Navy Nurse
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

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Aug 13, 2011 (Started Oct 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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The-Gig
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The-Gig
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:M58y
CFS:12y Dx
FM:19y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Dec 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bowel problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Hard stool)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stopped mainly due to switching to a generic brand. But most of the time, I can't really tell that it doing anything for me.

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catsmeow
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catsmeow
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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May 15, 2011 (Started Feb 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Problem resolved.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
OregonWayne
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OregonWayne
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Aug 28, 2010 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

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lazaras
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lazaras
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:M52y
FM:9y Dx
CFS:7y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 11, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Constipation)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
musicasmedicine
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musicasmedicine
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Dec 1, 2009 (Started Apr 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bowel problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I only take it when I'm desperate, which does not happen very often. Instead I'm more likely to eat some prunes.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 6, 2008 (Started Apr 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Bowel problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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