112 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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Mar 19, 2009 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (constipation, fatigue, blotchy skin on my legs, fluid retention (edema))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am willing to go through the side effects because this med really helps me!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, constipation, fatigue

Nov 17, 2008 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, blotchy skin on my legs, fluid retention (edema))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, constipation, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 28, 2009 (Started Mar 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: May cause edema or blotchy skin. My only side effect so far is stomach cramps.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 17, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps fight fatique. helps sleep and pain
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jul 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: What the expected benefits are.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2009 (Started Apr 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My current MDS said that this drug rarely benefits my condition. Personal impact experience. Seemed to effect memory or articulation.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 16, 2009 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, dizziness, general ill feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, general ill feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (general ill feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 18, 2007 (Started Apr 18, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Did nothing for my fatigue
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 11, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (swelling in feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in feet, swelling in ankles

Dec 27, 2007 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: swelling in feet, swelling in ankles

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have not gotten the flu in 7 years, knock on wood!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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