81 patient evaluations for Rasagiline

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Nov 20, 2012 (Started Jul 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Serotonin syndrome)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Reaction with other medicines caused serotonin syndrome, multiple system atrophy

Oct 6, 2012 (Started Jul 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication reacted with another medication and food I ate causing Serotonin Toxicity Syndrome putting me in the hospital for 3 day. This reaction is often fatal.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 16, 2012 (Started Nov 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Involuntary movement in right foot)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped this med because it makes me wiggle my toes causing pain in my legs.

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 6, 2015 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Fortunately my PD is progressing at a slow pace and perhaps that is where the Azilect comes in.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 21, 2008 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: That it is a MAO Inhibitor and expensive. Also, they warn against food and wine high in Tyramine, but I have been told that warning has been revised and it is safe to eat and drink those forbidden items.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 19, 2008 (Started May 27, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 29, 2008 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Skin rash)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: The MOST important advice, is that Azilect has some undesirable raections with certain other meds, including, so I am told, certain commonly used anesthetics. The problem I had with it was not that one. My problem was a severe skin reaction. How severe was it? The sores looked just like fire ant bites! Dozens of them!
Side effects: Skin rash

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 2, 2008 (Started Jun 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Frequent urination

  • 0 helpful marks

May 24, 2007 (Started Apr 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No worky.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 19, 2008 (Started Jul 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's possible that this treatment might help you keep from getting worse.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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