111 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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Jun 7, 2012 (Started Mar 27, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2012 (Started Apr 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not take liquid form. Tastes horrible.

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 21, 2012 (Started Nov 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stretch marks)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 27, 2012 (Started Nov 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 12, 2012 (Started Mar 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sudden complete dry mouth, chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was put on Amantadine while I was waiting for insurance company to approve Provigil.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 16, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Dec 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Dec 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 21, 2011 (Started Dec 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for memory problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took it for one month to see if had any benefit, Will start on Providgil any day now.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 10, 2011 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: worked fine but new neuro suggested Nuvigil to do what Provigil and Amantadine was doing together.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worked well in conjunction with Provigil
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: since some people were taking this for sleepiness AND some people were also taking Provigil and I was already on Provigil and doubling Provigil DIDN'T help improve my somnolence or narcoleptic-like episodes, I asked the neuro to try the combination and together they are helping tremendously. I STILL get the extreme fatigue and if I don't check myself I can still fall off sort of asleep but it's not the instant out like it was and I have more energy longer into the day now. WITHOUT it I couldn't cope. Without BOTH, I'd be bedridden.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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