9 patient evaluations for Riluzole with a cost of $50-99

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Oct 8, 2012 (Started Oct 03, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor(s))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 11, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take with other pills-- just too busy to take as presribed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 9, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 17, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have a really hard time being able to take the evening dose at a time when I haven't eaten in 2 hr or don't need to take other medicine within the next hour. many times I take both Li and this at same time -- right before bedtime
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 23, 2010 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: muscle weakness, fatigue

Mar 17, 2009 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, muscle weakness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: poor return on investment
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: muscle weakness, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2010 (Started Sep 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Remembering to take it at appropriate times, time before or after meals.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2010 (Started Feb 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know how this treatment is working for me. I figure take it, it may help
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Sep 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 10, 2009 (Started Sep 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

May 23, 2009 (Started Sep 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Sep 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 20, 2008 (Started Sep 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 18, 2009 (Started May 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't think it's the "Silver Bullet"
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: abdominal pain, stomach pain, nausea

May 3, 2009 (Started May 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stay close to the bathroom
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: abdominal pain, stomach pain, nausea

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 19, 2009 (Started Nov 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 2, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, stomach pain, abdominal pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: abdominal pain, stomach pain, nausea

Jun 28, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, stomach pain, abdominal pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Try it because it is the only treatment at this time.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: abdominal pain, stomach pain, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks
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