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

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Jan 25, 2018 (Started Nov 22, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for alcohol cravings)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 380 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: The injection is large and somewhat painful in your hip for a few days. If you massage the area in the first few days, the lump will dissipate and the pain will stop.

Nov 24, 2017 (Started Nov 22, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for alcohol cravings)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 380 mg Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2016 (Started Sep 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for alcohol consumption)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2015 (Started Aug 24, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I make my own solution by dissolving pill in distilled water and take it in daily portions. This is a bit of a pain, but much easier than paying for a compounding pharmacy.

  • 2 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jan 17, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2012 (Started Mar 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for immune system weak)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

May 20, 2012 (Started Mar 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for immune system weak)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 14days 1,5mg 14 days 3mg after 4,5mg tremblements et asphyxie les 10e jours arreter puis repre ndre

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 7, 2010 (Started Dec 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been doing really well on LDN for the last few months, better energy and much less pain. In the beginning I had some vivid dreams but that passed. In the last 2-3 weeks however, I have begun having vivid bad dreams and even nightmares - as of last night, I am decreasing from 4.5 mg to 3 mg to see if that will eliminate the bad dreams.

  • 5 helpful marks
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