133 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

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Oct 2, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't be afraid of the drugs, but know their side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: jerky movements

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Oct 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vivid dreams, somnolence, sleep problems, distractibility)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Side effects: distractibility, sleep problems, somnolence, vivid dreams

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Mar 23, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 50 mg-200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 29, 2008 (Started Oct 29, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 23, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple system atrophy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 9 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple system atrophy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 9 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Follow what the physician recommends and stick with it
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 28, 2008 (Started Nov 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I find it to be most helpful by taking prescribed dosage on schedule.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 12, 2009 (Started Aug 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 29, 2008 (Started Nov 10, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 14, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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