7 patient evaluations for Rasagiline with a adherence rating of Usually

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May 10, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 12, 2011 (Started Oct 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stiffness in neck)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If your neck starts to get stiff or you get a clunking sound in your neck, stop taking it immediately and consult your doctor. Also, a neck and shoulder massage may be beneficial.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 21, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drug interactions, tyramine reaction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I showed signs of drug interaction from the begining (Azilect & Propranolol HCl). Also I had tyramine sensity. I asked questions, documented and from 4-02-08 to 8 06-2010 was the length of l this drug! I was always feeling like they thought I was a dementia possibility! So be prepared to be ignored and or otherwise be dismissed. but be adwised keep asking and documenting. they will eventually hear you!
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: drug interactions, tyramine reaction

Aug 9, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drug interactions, tyramine reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: While I experienced good results the catch was a side effect that became an issue I did not want to ignore. I became tyramine sensitive which became more intense till I reduced my dosage in half. From 1 mg to .5 mg. So far this has helped.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: drug interactions, tyramine reaction

  • 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

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

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Sep 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (facial dystonia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: facial dystonia

  • 0 helpful marks

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
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