7 patient evaluations for Albuterol with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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May 11, 2015 (Started Jul 23, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2013 (Started May 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 90 mcg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 24, 2013 (Started Jul 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 29, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 21, 2012 (Started Jun 29, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Mild (shakiness, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 90 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: you need to take this medication exactly how its prescribed or you will have reverse affects
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Nov 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (trembling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I have to use a volumatic spacer to enable me to take this medication as I am unable to use the inhaler on a one puff basis.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 6, 2012 (Started Nov 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (trembling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: possibilty of adding a steriod inhaler to ease symptoms query this next time I see the doctor.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 2, 2012 (Started Nov 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (trembling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take this drug using a spacer device which helps to absord the drug more in my lungs and alvioli.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 16, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for shortness of breath (dyspnea))
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 90 mcg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 18, 2009 (Started Jan 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Mild (jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: jittery feeling

  • 0 helpful marks
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