79 patient evaluations for Naltrexone

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Oct 25, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Spacticity increased over time, and it qit helping my MS. Quit using it when I did CCSVI treatment. But LDN worked great for 4 years.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 2, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: LDN was a lifesaver for me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

May 17, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for transverse myelitis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It has helped decrease my heat sensitivity and fatigue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Apr 22, 2013 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 9 months after being dx with ALS, I noticed that my voice in 2009 stabilized. In 2013, my voice and swallowing are basically the same. I give most credit to taking LDN.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 26, 2012 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am seeing many ALS patients loosing their voice. I am convinced that LDN is what prevented me from loosing mine. I started on the drug a couple years ago, noticed an immediate impact, and have not gotten off. My voice is still around which was contrary to my original progression. I still struggle, but most people can understand what I am saying with very little repeating. Please consider using just to see if it works for you.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 14, 2011 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This seemed to be the reason why I was able to keep my voice. No proof of this fact, but it certainly is the appearance from my perspective.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take it in liquid form. Pill form is also available. My speech has improved. No more slurring or mumbling. Bladder has shown significant improvement. Bowel has shown improvement. Stamina is much better. This drug works for me and makes the other drugs work better. Not an approved MS drug by my doctor or the hospital (Mellon Center)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jan 28, 2014 (Started Nov 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams, drowsiness, loose bowel movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When you start LDN you need to get off ALL opioids because they conflict. At first I was in pain all the time (4-7 out of 10)+ had Constant daytime drowsiness + vivid dreams every night. With in the week I started smiling instead of Grimacing all the time. Hygiene and house cleaning has become less troubling. After 2 months, the "Whole body" pain has decreased in intensity (now 2-4), allowing me to be able to identify and address specific symptoms w/ my doc. PLUS I've needed only 1or 2 NSAIDs a day! About two months in the drowsiness started to subside + the vivid dreams have been less noticeable!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 13, 2013 (Started Nov 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams, drowsiness, loose bowel movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: LDN Helps stimulate endorphins. I seem to be in a better mood (not grimacing as much) and my symptoms seem to be less bothersome. I experience more drowsiness .
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2015 (Started Aug 24, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I make my own solution by dissolving pill in distilled water and take it in daily portions. This is a bit of a pain, but much easier than paying for a compounding pharmacy.

  • 2 helpful marks

Mar 24, 2016 (Started Apr 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches in morning, dehydration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: low toxicity, defintintely helps with depression and nerve pain
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Nov 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: take betweem 9pm and 3 am
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 14, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Have not been taking for a full week and I already have nothing but praises to God for this medicine!!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 12, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for numbness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Choose a good compounding pharmacy. Make sure that slow release is not what is filled. Take it before sleep at night.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 22, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for numbness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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