42 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Entacapone-Levodopa

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Nov 9, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 37.5 mg-200 mg-150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Canged this dose to take stronger dose.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 6, 2010 (Started Mar 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 37.5 mg-200 mg-150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After several months of use, I developed severe and ongoing diahorea.
Side effects: Indigestion

Apr 16, 2010 (Started Mar 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 37.5 mg-200 mg-150 mg Daily
Side effects: Indigestion

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine))
  • 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: Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine)

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: Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine)

Jan 17, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine)

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: n/a
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine)

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Cramps in legs, Discoloration of body fluids (ie sweat, urine)

  • 1 helpful mark

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

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

Dec 13, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

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

  • 1 helpful mark

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

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

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

Aug 11, 2009 (Started Oct 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Jerky movements (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: Jerky movements (dyskinesia), Nausea

Jan 30, 2009 (Started Oct 23, 2007)

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

  • 1 helpful mark
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