82 patient evaluations for Rasagiline

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Aug 30, 2008 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night, frequent urination, skin rash)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: skin rash, dry mouth at night, frequent urination

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 1, 2008 (Started Jun 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: before 1/1/2008 i had to pay for it, 95 euros per month, then i changed insurance cause they paid for this 100%.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 5, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As noted above, dosages of Leva dopa need to be decreased due to severe dyskensia Could not tolerate Azilect the first time I tried it for that reason. I hate the wiggly feeling of random movements!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: jerky movements

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 25, 2009 (Started Dec 30, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had to stop Azilect for over a month to go throough 3 minor surgeries. I notice that my Stalevo wears off, and I have had to increase from 200 daily to 300 daily.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Oct 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, dizziness, light sensitivity (photophobia), headaches, nasal congestion, drowsiness, frequent urination, sinus congestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: avoid foods high in tyramine. discontinue this drug for 14 days before having any medical or dental treatments or surgery. you will need to wait 14 days before beginning to tke medicines(for depression, anxiety, pain,cough,congestion, or muscle relaxant).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, headaches, frequent urination, light sensitivity (photophobia), nausea, dizziness, drowsiness

Dec 17, 2008 (Started Oct 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nasal congestion, sinus congestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine. This medicine may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. Alcohol, hot weather, exercise, and fever can increase these effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, headaches, frequent urination, light sensitivity (photophobia), nausea, dizziness, drowsiness

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 25, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am not sure if it is working. I was told that it helps stops the progression of PD.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 25, 2009 (Started Aug 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: has improved my movement and function on my right side,especiallly my right arm which was starting to show more ridgity.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 18, 2009 (Started Nov 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: all good!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 25, 2009 (Started May 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't tell if this is doing anything, but if it slows done the progression of PD i'll continue to take it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 8, 2009 (Started Jan 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Jan 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm pretty sure it has helped to relieve my muscle rigidity (not he tremors.)That it might be neuroprotective is important!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 19, 2009 (Started Jan 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm pretty sure it has helped with muscle rigidity. A chance it could be neuroprotective is important.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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