82 patient evaluations for Rasagiline

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Aug 23, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is true of most drugs and treatments - they often don't act in isolation, but interact. In my case, Azilect and exercise and Mirapex seem to be acting synergistically in a positive manner.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Supposed to slow progression of Parkinson's. For me, provided some relief of tremor.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Aug 6, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Oct 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, dizziness, light sensitivity (photophobia), headaches, nasal congestion, drowsiness, frequent urination, sinus congestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: avoid foods high in tyramine. discontinue this drug for 14 days before having any medical or dental treatments or surgery. you will need to wait 14 days before beginning to tke medicines(for depression, anxiety, pain,cough,congestion, or muscle relaxant).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, headaches, frequent urination, light sensitivity (photophobia), nausea, dizziness, drowsiness

Dec 17, 2008 (Started Oct 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nasal congestion, sinus congestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine. This medicine may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. Alcohol, hot weather, exercise, and fever can increase these effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, headaches, frequent urination, light sensitivity (photophobia), nausea, dizziness, drowsiness

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 25, 2009 (Started Dec 30, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had to stop Azilect for over a month to go throough 3 minor surgeries. I notice that my Stalevo wears off, and I have had to increase from 200 daily to 300 daily.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • 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: Not sure of any benefit. Dropped taking for a short period and did not notice any significsnt difference. Am dropping it again and tol see results
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 6, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated blood pressure, headaches, nasal congestion, heart palpitations, frequent urination, sinus congestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, heart palpitations, headaches, frequent urination, elevated blood pressure

Feb 5, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated blood pressure, headaches, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, heart palpitations, headaches, frequent urination, elevated blood pressure

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 2, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 5, 2009 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: frequent urination, anxious mood

Nov 5, 2008 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some people can not tolerate the meds
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: frequent urination, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 5, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As noted above, dosages of Leva dopa need to be decreased due to severe dyskensia Could not tolerate Azilect the first time I tried it for that reason. I hate the wiggly feeling of random movements!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: jerky movements

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 7, 2008 (Started Apr 05, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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