79 patient evaluations for Naltrexone

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Dec 16, 2009 (Started Sep 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Oct 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It seemed to help initially but after 2 weeks I was in a pain place where I hadn't been in over a year. Doctor putting me back on Ultam.
Side effects: nausea

  • 2 helpful marks

Oct 25, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Spacticity increased over time, and it qit helping my MS. Quit using it when I did CCSVI treatment. But LDN worked great for 4 years.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 2, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: LDN was a lifesaver for me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Sep 24, 2009 (Started May 13, 2009)

  • 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: My chain yawning has been a thing of the past, and I am starting to experience an easier time when food is concerned. There is a noticeable reduction in the number of choking/coughing episodes. My FRS is stable, but this may result from some other aspect of my treatment protocol.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 30, 2009 (Started May 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: At the three week stage, I am sleeping much better and my ALS chain yawning has ceased. All other ALS symptoms appear stable, but at least three months will have to pass for meaningful results to become evident. My 4.5mg dose is derived from the standard 50mg tablet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 6 helpful marks

Sep 2, 2009 (Started Aug 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Aug 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for primary lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Aug 28, 2009 (Started Nov 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been on LDL for almost 10 months now - every time I go to the neurologists - he says if there is any change - he can't tell - and to keep doing what I'm doing. So with that said - I will always take LDN -
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 14, 2009 (Started Nov 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 7 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea, headaches, muscle spasms in legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I first started to take Low Dose Naltrexon, the days were very tiring for me. I was suffering form diarrhoea and often had a headache as well. Yes, the Low Dose Naltrexon triggers more and heavier fasciculations. I notice this in an instant when I go to bed, but I can feel it the next morning as well. The fasciculations slowly disappear during the day. I wonder if this all is a side-effect of LDN or could it be the exhaustion and irregularity? Although this is unlikely, this could also be the result of some other new supplements like Adaptonyl and Vitamin B5 500, which I began using since short time. After I had discussed this with my orthomoleculair therapist, I decided to quit using LDN after a usage of 11 days. The heavier fasciculations have not yet returned and I have heard a likewise reaction from another ALS patient, who had quit after 2 weeks of usage.
Side effects: muscle spasms in legs, diarrhea, headaches

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 12, 2009 (Started Jun 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for primary lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, hot flashes, antsy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: to avoid adverse effects, have a snack with LDN find your own optimum dose
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: antsy, hot flashes, nausea

Jun 18, 2009 (Started Jun 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for primary lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (antsy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After i week, I would say, expect the unexpected and persevere for a reasonable time. All I hoped for was to look back in a few months and see little or no progression. The balance improvement was a wonderful, unexpected blessing.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: antsy, hot flashes, nausea

  • 5 helpful marks

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

Jan 3, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

May 22, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stiffness in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is not a stand alone treatment.You have to be in optimal health(proper nutrition,supplementation,gluten and casein free,Treating candida albicans and adrenal fatigue should it be a problem) I have only been on this treatment for 1 month but I never had such positive improvements in such a short time frame.No damage of organs is a major positive.I have tried copaxone,betaserone,rebif,tysabri and monthly iv steroids but never had the results so dramatically as ldn.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: stiffness in morning

  • 4 helpful marks
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