5 patient evaluations for Compression Stockings/Socks

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Jul 7, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 1977)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for varicose veins of legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Don't wear your compression stockings to bed at night!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 13, 2015 (Started Apr 18, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Apr 18, 2014 (Started Apr 18, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know if it's the pressure they exert on my legs, or the better circulation, but I found these to be a major help in reducing my night time pain and helping me to get to sleep faster.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Feb 17, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 24 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: I wear the full length compression tights because I find them much more effective than the knee high stockings.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2014 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for deep vein thrombosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Edema (fluid retention))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for varicose veins of legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Uncomfortable)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I hate putting them on every day but I LOVE the way they make my legs feel. Eliminates the heaviness and aching. Reduces swelling. I can walk better, longer, further if I I wear them daily. I wish I could wear the full tight but I am too arthritic to put them on. I wear only the knee high style. Those can bind, especially behind the knee or at the ankle if they sag down. But it is minor. I purchase them on-line, a national discount clothing chain offers several degrees of support-I get the strongest support I can afford. I wash them in the washer and dry them in the dryer. These economy stockings seem to do as well as the expensive medical sup hose and I replace them more often for optimum support.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Jan 1, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Peripheral edema)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Daily

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