82 patient evaluations for Rasagiline

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Sep 30, 2012 (Started Jul 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (loss of depth perception)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: loss of depth perception

Aug 13, 2010 (Started Jul 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (loss of depth perception)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Two years ago I had a serious flu and took an overthe-counter medication. About two weeks later I found tht i had a slight tear at the back of my eye thatcause a partial loss of vision. 18 months later i have laser surgery to cauterize the tear. My vision is better but remains slightly impaired.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: loss of depth perception

  • 2 helpful marks

Jul 22, 2012 (Started Oct 29, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Oct 29, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 10, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 13, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 28, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 22, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Aug 26, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Still don't know how much the Azilect really helps. But my doctor says that it is supposed to slow down the progress of PD. So, I am afraid not to take it.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Aug 15, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know if it works in the short term, but I am hoping for long term success.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Feb 4, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have taken Azilect for almost 2 years. I can't tell much difference in helping my symptoms. True, it may help in the long run, but in the short term, it hasn't help alleviate my PD symptoms.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Nov 14, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Sep 6, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jun 20, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I like the fact that the Azilect does not have any side-effects, which sorta makes up for the Mirapex.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

May 27, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had no problems with this medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Apr 26, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jan 23, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Nov 18, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although my neuro said that I would see immediate results, it was nearly 2 weeks before I saw anysignificant results. Before the 2 weeks, my progress on Azilect was uneven. My symptoms would get better and then worse than before. It has now been 4 weeks. My progress still seems uneven/spotty.I believe that there is room for improvement. It is almost like Azilect is working, but not all the way.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

  • 6 helpful marks

Jan 21, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (night or sleep terrors, visual illusions, audio illusions, video illusions, visual hallucinations, auditory hallucinations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Monitor Azilect very carefully for side effects which develop over time (several months).
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

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 12, 2011 (Started Jan 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Oct 16, 2011 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 27, 2011 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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