112 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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Sep 3, 2016 (Started Jun 08, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 29, 2008 (Started Jun 08, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 12, 2016 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 4, 2015 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 9, 2014 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I unfortunately don't have any perspective of what NOT taking this medication is like. You will see similar comments with other medications taken
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 13, 2012 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2016 (Started Jan 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 28, 2016 (Started Apr 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 20, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 20, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was curling my toes tightly causing pain and discomfort. This drug has halted that problem.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2016 (Started Mar 20, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for jerky movements)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I don't have any advice, a tip might be to listen to your body
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jan 29, 2016 (Started Mar 20, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for jerky movements)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I have been taking Amantadine so long, I don't know what it does anymore or if it helps with Dyskinesia or not.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Mar 20, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2016 (Started Mar 13, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2017 (Started Nov 18, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2016 (Started Jun 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for jerky movements)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

Oct 17, 2009 (Started Jun 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Once a week, I can walk for about half an hour before taking my medication. This began shortly after I started Mirapex. I stopped Amantadine and Azilect prior to hernia surgery. After surgery, I resumed the Azilect but not the Amantadine, and could not do my weekly walk without medication. Adding the Amantadine fixed that.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Jun 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 26, 2018 (Started Dec 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The prescription reads twice a day, but it threw me way out of balance. I take it once a day and it works fine. No more dizzy spells.

  • 0 helpful marks
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