9 patient evaluations for Trihexyphenidyl

palecarl
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palecarl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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May 13, 2012 (Started Apr 28, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for pd was progressing: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lots of great changes at first, bladder control, sleeping better, less tremoring
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
daddytom
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daddytom
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 25, 2011 (Started Oct 12, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped Artane March 2011...the short term memory was causing some major problems in my life
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion, Loss of short term memory

Jan 3, 2011 (Started Oct 12, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Artane definitely helps with my tremors but it also cause some short term memory problems
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion, Loss of short term memory

Apr 2, 2010 (Started Oct 12, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was off Artane for several months, by my request. I started again because my tremors started getting bad again. I did not see any improvement in my memory loss while I was off of the artane
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion, Loss of short term memory

Nov 20, 2009 (Started Oct 12, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Started taking Artane when diagnosed. It helped my tremors, but had a devastating effect on my short term memory. My neuro and I felt like it was time to start weaning me off of Artane on Oct 29,2009. I took my last dose morning of Nov 20, 2009. Went from 5mgs 4xdaily to 2.5 mgs 1xday over 3 weeks. Have not seen any real improvement over short term memory loss but over all feel better physically. My tremors have not increased significantly enough to warrant going back to Artane.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion, Loss of short term memory

  • 1 helpful mark
prettybabyu
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prettybabyu
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 8, 2010 (Started Dec 11, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Dystonia: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had no effect on gait.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Shakin
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Shakin
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 13, 2009 (Started Feb 02, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Experienced tiredness when first starting for a week or so. When discontinuing, stopped after weaning down to 1 tablet daily for ten days, MAJOR BRAIN FOG. Impaired cognition, focus, numbness feeling in the head. Went back to 1 tab for 15 more days. Today is second day off and the head feels a little like a mild headache.
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion, Word fishing

  • 1 helpful mark
GoCats76
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GoCats76
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 21, 2009 (Started Sep 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Misplaced DBS Leads: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Excess causes severe dehydration and chest aching. Also reduces saliva.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness, Sleep problems

Nov 16, 2008 (Started Sep 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Dystonia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness, Sleep problems

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Sep 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Dystonia: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No word of wisdom yet. Just don't drive after the first week.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness, Sleep problems

  • 1 helpful mark
PD Walker
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PD Walker
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 1, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor in hands: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 14 mg All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I took this for quite a long time, but after I started to not remember conversations with my kids, I decided to figure out why this was...once I stopped it helped a lot with my bad memory...
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion, Word fishing, Memory problems, Memory problems

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Tremor in hands: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion, Word fishing, Memory problems, Memory problems

  • 1 helpful mark
rockmax
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rockmax
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: none
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 8, 2009 (Started Apr 03, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness, Word fishing

  • 0 helpful marks
Kimellis
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Kimellis
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 13, 2009 (Started Jul 28, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 x 2 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Discontinued under recommendation of neurologist, due to possible effects on heart valves I think.

  • 0 helpful marks
sandyjc
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sandyjc
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Off
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Oct 28, 2008 (Started Sep 22, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleep problems, Short temper

  • 0 helpful marks
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