20 patient evaluations for Cannabis with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Feb 3, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (feeling intoxicated)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 24, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 INH Five times daily
Advice & Tips: Never use more than prescribed and you will find it consistently effective. I have an appetite again, not a huge one, but I'must eating every day now. Having preteens makes me aware of the importance of stressing the difference between recreational and medical use. My kids know I have a prescription, and think of it as medication.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 30, 2015 (Started May 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (clumsiness, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, clumsiness

Dec 20, 2008 (Started May 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (clumsiness, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It is a very effective mood enhancer and sleep aid
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, clumsiness

  • 2 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for PTSD triggers)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for complex post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jun 15, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for PTSD triggers)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for complex post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 3, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 14 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 28, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nausea)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 INH Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 7, 2011 (Started Nov 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: great against stiffness/spaticity. Help your appetite and your mood.

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 8, 2011 (Started Feb 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cognitive impairment)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Weekly
Advice & Tips: Cannabis has many use, and therefore it is difficult to list everything it is used for.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: cognitive impairment

  • 2 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2010 (Started Dec 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bulbar symptoms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I tried it after reading others' evaluations. I would suggest trying it. I'm never alone, never drive or do anything else. Dosage is awkward to determine.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea

  • 3 helpful marks
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