133 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa

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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 21, 2008 (Started )

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Sep 19, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Get to know your body and try to be on a schedule as much as you can.
Side effects: jerky movements, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 5, 2008 (Started Jul 24, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 12 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Advance slowly in increasing doses
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: jerky movements

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 11, 2008 (Started Aug 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, lightheadedness from upper back into head)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It has taken time, but I am beginning to notice when it is time to take my meds. I begin to feel tired and over all rotten.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, lightheadedness from upper back into head

  • 1 helpful mark

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

May 22, 2008 (Started Jun 14, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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