40 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Entacapone-Levodopa

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browncat87
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browncat87
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jun 1, 2010 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Wearing off leg cramps, Dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg-200 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take it on time,build up to higher doses gradually
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Wearing off leg cramps, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Dyskinesia

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Wearing off leg cramps, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Dyskinesia

Jan 17, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Wearing off leg cramps, Dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Wearing off leg cramps, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Dyskinesia

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Wearing off leg cramps)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: n/a
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Wearing off leg cramps, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Dyskinesia

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Wearing off leg cramps)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Wearing off leg cramps, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine), Dyskinesia

  • 1 helpful mark
glundy
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glundy
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 21, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I had a very positive experience with this treatment. The reason I am off this medication is that I am starting a clinical trial and need to stay on sinemet. I am not doing as well as I was when I was taking Stalevo plus Sinemet. Walking, cramps on my right calf and foot to the point I cannot take a step without pain

Feb 25, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 37.5 mg-200 mg-150 mg Daily

May 16, 2009 (Started Mar 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 37.5 mg-200 mg-150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Some not all of my symptons are improved. Worth the change for me. Better balance, easier to manover in bed, generally feel better. Has not helped my right leg as far as walking goes.

Mar 25, 2009 (Started Mar 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 37.5 mg-200 mg-150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I noticed after a week or so that I was feeling better.Improvements in walking, balance, and stifness. Easyier to manover in bed. Very pleased with Stalevo and hope the improvements last.

  • 2 helpful marks
Biscotti Man
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Biscotti Man
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Dec 17, 2009 (Started Nov 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-200 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
relayman
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relayman
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Dec 13, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Dizziness (vertigo))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness (vertigo)

  • 1 helpful mark
Geordie
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Geordie
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 25, 2009 (Started Sep 28, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 12.5 mg-200 mg-50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Ponik
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Ponik
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 19, 2009 (Started Sep 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-200 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none for all 3
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
lucky3210
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lucky3210
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 7, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 25 mg-200 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It makes the symptons of Parkinson go away and gives one a whole new lease on life. I had it with chemo treatment and for four years thought it was the chemo and arthristis and spinal stenosis, etc., stalevo made all the side effects go away. I pray it doesn't wear off or I become conditioned to it. At 76 now it really doesn't matter, but sure has made my life so much better.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
Goodpenny
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Goodpenny
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 11, 2009 (Started Oct 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dyskinesia, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 x 12.5 mg-200 mg-50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take it on time, in general, but you can adjust the timing a little bit now and then to cover special occasions. For instance, I take my last dose about a half an hour later than usual on the nights that I have my dance class.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dyskinesia, Nausea

Jan 30, 2009 (Started Oct 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dyskinesia, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dyskinesia, Nausea

Sep 24, 2008 (Started Oct 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Dyskinesia, Nausea

  • 1 helpful mark
chall72
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chall72
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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May 18, 2009 (Started May 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Urine amber color, Wearing off leg cramps, Dyskinesia, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 other Daily
Advice & Tips: No generic its expensive!
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dyskinesia, Wearing off leg cramps, Weight gain, Urine amber color

  • 0 helpful marks
borderslass
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borderslass
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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May 6, 2009 (Started Jan 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Involuntary movement)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-200 mg-100 mg Daily
Side effects: Involuntary movement

  • 0 helpful marks
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