112 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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Jan 27, 2013 (Started Jan 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for To help even out my doses of sinimet.)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 2, 2010 (Started Jan 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for To help even out my doses of sinimet.)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: It caused insomnis, slurred speech and trouble swalllowing for me on a low dose so it was not at all worth the little evening out of my dopamine. In addition since I have been off of it I have had to decrease, yes decrease my dopamine by almost 25%.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 27, 2012 (Started Nov 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2000 (Started Apr 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2013 (Started Jan 09, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness, difficulty staying asleep, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: try it. it may work for you
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 1, 2013 (Started Jan 09, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness, difficulty staying asleep, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2006 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 17, 2014 (Started Apr 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Amantadine was prescribed for Dyskinesia, but I did not notice any change with or without Amantadine.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Dental problems: Dry mouth + 10 cavities and two molar extractions in one year ., dental cavities, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Monitor dental condition closely & frequently.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 4, 2013 (Started Apr 15, 2013)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Nov 29, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Do not need yet another med.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jan 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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