112 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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Jun 20, 2008 (Started May 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Mar 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2008 (Started Apr 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (blotchy skin)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's good to start out with it to see how you will do on it. My doctor said it's pretty much the lowest rung in terms of fatigue medicine. It does help to figure out how bad your fatigue really is. Don't be disappointed if it doesn't work for you and you still feel the same.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: blotchy skin

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Jun 22, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 26, 2007 (Started Nov 27, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (racing thoughts)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: racing thoughts

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 28, 2007 (Started Dec 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (racing thoughts, general ill feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: racing thoughts, general ill feeling

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 10, 2008 (Started Jul 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (general ill feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2008 (Started Feb 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (congestive heart failure, depressed mood, fatigue, fluid retention (edema), jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Monitor closely
Side effects: depressed mood, fatigue, fluid retention (edema), jerky movements

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Sep 09, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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