4 patient evaluations for Riluzole with a burden rating of Very hard to take

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Aug 21, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2013 (Started Aug 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 11, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take with other pills-- just too busy to take as presribed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 9, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 17, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have a really hard time being able to take the evening dose at a time when I haven't eaten in 2 hr or don't need to take other medicine within the next hour. many times I take both Li and this at same time -- right before bedtime
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 2, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, stomach pain, abdominal pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: abdominal pain, stomach pain, nausea

Jun 28, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, stomach pain, abdominal pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Try it because it is the only treatment at this time.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: abdominal pain, stomach pain, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks
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