82 patient evaluations for Rasagiline

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Jan 27, 2010 (Started Jul 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: frequent urination, anxious mood

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (frequent urination, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: frequent urination, anxious mood

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 9, 2010 (Started Aug 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: anxious mood

May 18, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: anxious mood

Mar 18, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: anxious mood

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Aug 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: anxious mood

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 27, 2010 (Started Apr 03, 2006)

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

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The only thing I HATE about this medication is the fact that after discontinuing my 1/2 mg. (morning dose) and my 1mg (bedtime dose) is upon resuming that small amout within less than 24 hours it triggers my period to start. I also experienced lingual pain when exposed to a hot water environment such as a bath or hot tub. I also have to be careful of too much sun as I am prone to heat stroke.

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 21, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tyramine reaction, drug interactions)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I showed signs of drug interaction from the begining (Azilect & Propranolol HCl). Also I had tyramine sensity. I asked questions, documented and from 4-02-08 to 8 06-2010 was the length of l this drug! I was always feeling like they thought I was a dementia possibility! So be prepared to be ignored and or otherwise be dismissed. but be adwised keep asking and documenting. they will eventually hear you!
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: drug interactions, tyramine reaction

Aug 9, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tyramine reaction, drug interactions)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: While I experienced good results the catch was a side effect that became an issue I did not want to ignore. I became tyramine sensitive which became more intense till I reduced my dosage in half. From 1 mg to .5 mg. So far this has helped.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: drug interactions, tyramine reaction

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 2, 2011 (Started Jun 11, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i take it for its reputed neuro-protection and because of minimal side-effects touted.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 9, 2011 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (lower extremity dystonia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: suspect in inducing dystonia
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: lower extremity dystonia

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 12, 2011 (Started Oct 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stiffness in neck)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If your neck starts to get stiff or you get a clunking sound in your neck, stop taking it immediately and consult your doctor. Also, a neck and shoulder massage may be beneficial.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 13, 2011 (Started Jun 30, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 21, 2009 (Started Jun 30, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Azilect has done very well for me. It is the medication that makes the most difference
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 24, 2012 (Started Oct 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches, headaches with eye discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have only taken azilect for 3 weeks. The headaches can be bad. but the positive side effect is the reduction of tremors which is noticeable by other people. I now need to weigh up if the side effects are worth the reduction of tremors. I will continue taking the tabs another month and then re evaluate how I think I am progressing. Impact on my life at present is not always feeling well 1st thing in the morning I take awhile to 'get going', . I like to keep a routine going I like to think will not give in to the disease.

  • 1 helpful mark
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