11 patient evaluations for Naltrexone with a cost of Not specified

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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

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

Apr 14, 2015 (Started Oct 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i am not taking LDN anymore, stopped in 2014 as I was seeing no benefit.

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 12, 2013 (Started Jan 17, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily

  • 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

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

Dec 16, 2009 (Started Sep 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Oct 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It seemed to help initially but after 2 weeks I was in a pain place where I hadn't been in over a year. Doctor putting me back on Ultam.
Side effects: nausea

  • 2 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (muscle spasms in legs, headaches, diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I first started to take Low Dose Naltrexon, the days were very tiring for me. I was suffering form diarrhoea and often had a headache as well. Yes, the Low Dose Naltrexon triggers more and heavier fasciculations. I notice this in an instant when I go to bed, but I can feel it the next morning as well. The fasciculations slowly disappear during the day. I wonder if this all is a side-effect of LDN or could it be the exhaustion and irregularity? Although this is unlikely, this could also be the result of some other new supplements like Adaptonyl and Vitamin B5 500, which I began using since short time. After I had discussed this with my orthomoleculair therapist, I decided to quit using LDN after a usage of 11 days. The heavier fasciculations have not yet returned and I have heard a likewise reaction from another ALS patient, who had quit after 2 weeks of usage.
Side effects: muscle spasms in legs, diarrhea, headaches

  • 1 helpful mark
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