6 patient evaluations for Naltrexone with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Apr 22, 2013 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 9 months after being dx with ALS, I noticed that my voice in 2009 stabilized. In 2013, my voice and swallowing are basically the same. I give most credit to taking LDN.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 26, 2012 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am seeing many ALS patients loosing their voice. I am convinced that LDN is what prevented me from loosing mine. I started on the drug a couple years ago, noticed an immediate impact, and have not gotten off. My voice is still around which was contrary to my original progression. I still struggle, but most people can understand what I am saying with very little repeating. Please consider using just to see if it works for you.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 14, 2011 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This seemed to be the reason why I was able to keep my voice. No proof of this fact, but it certainly is the appearance from my perspective.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness/spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 30, 2011 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness/spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: It really seemed to help for years but we suspect that I have become sensitized to it. It was suggested that I drop my dosage to 2mg but it is very difficult to obtain here.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 29, 2011 (Started Apr 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (difficulty waking up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: difficulty waking up

Apr 19, 2011 (Started Apr 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (difficulty waking up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take my pill at bedtime, usually 9pm. I cannot wake up at 8am when my husband comes in to wake me. I am still in a very deep sleep, still dreaming. It is so difficult to wake up.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: difficulty waking up

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 8, 2010 (Started Jun 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support immune health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 25, 2010 (Started Feb 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was perscribed larger pills to hack down, which was a pain in the butt and probably made for wonky dosages. I seemed to get more restful sleep while taking LDN. Didn't notice anything for my pain though.

Mar 13, 2010 (Started Feb 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Sleeping very well so far. Starting to do things in my sleep I don't remember.

  • 6 helpful marks

Feb 18, 2010 (Started Jan 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: going to try lower dose
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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