5 patient evaluations for Selegiline with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Sep 13, 2018 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It has previously been beneficial, but was diminishing with worsening familial stress and life stress Dr increased it to 15 mg/ dAY and I hAVE BEEN ABLE TO DECREASE rYTARY DAILY DOSE.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: skin irritation

Jun 25, 2014 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (skin irritation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg/24 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful with processed or preserved(like vinegar, red wine)
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: skin irritation

Dec 21, 2010 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (skin irritation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: skin irritation

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: skin irritation

Jan 17, 2009 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: skin irritation

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: stick with it
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: skin irritation

  • 2 helpful marks

Apr 4, 2013 (Started Mar 28, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 9, 2010 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fainting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: We added this dopamine agonist to my medication regimen in an effort to decrease my PD symptoms without increasing the actual levadopa which makes me pass out & feel very sick for hours. Unfortunately, after being on it for several days, the Zelapar caused an hours long syncopal episode while I was at work. I needed to be driven home. I dc'd the Zelapar that very day.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fainting

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 29, 2009 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stick to the schedule. If you do not respond to MAO Inhibitors, you may not respond to this one either.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 11, 2008 (Started Mar 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nightmares)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: nightmares

  • 0 helpful marks
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