110 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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May 15, 2017 (Started May 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I had mis read the doctors instructions. I was supposed to start with one tablet every morning and after two weeks if there was no improvement go to one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening. I stsrted with one tblet in the morning and one in the evening. It was too much. In a week I am going to try again with the correct dosage
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 23, 2017 (Started May 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

Dec 15, 2015 (Started May 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 14, 2017 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take Amantadine 3 times a day. I have a Med reminder on my phone so I don't forget to take a dose. If I do forget I "suffer" the rest of the day.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 6, 2017 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: no new info to report
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 23, 2016 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: No change.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 1, 2015 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I still take this. No changes
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This did not seem to decrease the dyskiinesia caused by l-dopa.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 23, 2011 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was prescribed this medicine because I was experiencing dyskenisia effect from levodopa. It helps, but it is not perfect. I can still feel some movement.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2017 (Started Nov 18, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2016 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Tremor in right wrist and hand during walking arm swing)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tremor in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea, Muscle and joint pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Now that I have found the right cocktail I've been able to return to work full time. after being on disability for almost three years . so far it's been two months since I went back and I'm going strong . Don't get me wrong there are days when I'm exhausted from the nine hour day but it's a good kind of exhausted .
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Apr 16, 2014 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea, Muscle and joint pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Mar 11, 2012 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea, Muscle and joint pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 8, 2012 (Started Jan 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Tremor in right wrist and hand during walking arm swing)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tremor in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It took me several trips to the Neurologist before we found the right drug cocktail. Now that I have found the right cocktail I've been able to return to work full time. after being on disability for almost three years . so far it's been two months since I went back and I'm going strong .  Don't get me wrong there are days when I'm exhausted from the nine hour day but it's a good kind of exhausted .  
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2016 (Started Jun 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Jerky movements (dyskinesia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth

Oct 17, 2009 (Started Jun 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Once a week, I can walk for about half an hour before taking my medication. This began shortly after I started Mirapex. I stopped Amantadine and Azilect prior to hernia surgery. After surgery, I resumed the Azilect but not the Amantadine, and could not do my weekly walk without medication. Adding the Amantadine fixed that.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Jun 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2016 (Started Mar 20, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Jerky movements (dyskinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I don't have any advice, a tip might be to listen to your body
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jan 29, 2016 (Started Mar 20, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Jerky movements (dyskinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I have been taking Amantadine so long, I don't know what it does anymore or if it helps with Dyskinesia or not.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Mar 20, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 20, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 20, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was curling my toes tightly causing pain and discomfort. This drug has halted that problem.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 28, 2016 (Started Apr 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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