17 patient evaluations for Creatine supplement

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Jan 11, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 tps. Daily
Advice & Tips: I stir my creatine into juice twice a day. I use V-8 one time and a papaya/pineapple juice another. Papaya/pineapple is supposed to help with my voice according to my Speech Therapist.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Sep 27, 2012 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: nausea, abdominal bloating

May 16, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: nausea, abdominal bloating

May 10, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, abdominal bloating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 g Daily
Advice & Tips: I've been nauseous for a couple of weeks now, and wonder if it's the kre-alkalyne. i've ordered some pure creatine monohydrate, and will begin that when it gets in.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: nausea, abdominal bloating

Apr 29, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 15 g Daily
Advice & Tips: I thought it was causing incontinence, but doctor didn't think so.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: nausea, abdominal bloating

Mar 24, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 g Daily
Advice & Tips: I switched to buffered creatine (kre alkalyn), which is supposed to be easier to digest -- otherwise, about half of the creatine monohydrate is lost to stomach acids, and transformed to creatinine.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea, abdominal bloating

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 23, 2008 (Started Mar 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 30, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 g Daily
Advice & Tips: This treatment is to slow the long-term progression of Parkinson's, so you shouldn't expect short-term benefits from it. In other words, it is not intended to improve your symptoms; it is intended to slow the progression of your symptoms.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Oct 02, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily

Jan 16, 2009 (Started Oct 02, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support weight gain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 tps. Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 14, 2010 (Started Nov 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: how you manage taking this treatment
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2010 (Started Jan 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for atrophy of upper body muscles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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