41 patient evaluations for Naltrexone with a cost of $25-49

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Jan 19, 2019 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 2, 2017 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional insomnia, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 5, 2017 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 7, 2012 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication's given me some very un-expected increase in heat tolerance.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 9, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 7, 2008 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is FDA approved for MS in "compounded" form only. If an MS patient can obtain a prescription for this medication (many neurologists won't consider writing a script for this), they'll need to have access to a "compounding" pharmacy. As with all medications, success rates appear to vary. Many people who I know that are using LDN have realized dramatic, if not astonishing symptomatic relief in addition to less disease activity. Some that I know tried it for a period of time without any noticible relief or change & thus stopped using it. Success rates have seemed to depend on dosage level, at least from my observations. Some using LDN notice change almost immediately at the lower dosage levels. Others, as noted above, realize no change at any dosage level. Personally, the symptom relief that I've noticed most is an increase in heat tolerance. As far as my overall success rate, I'd say this medication has done very well in slowing the progression. I've gone over 15 months without having an exacerbation or needing IV solu-medrol. 11 of those months have been since I began using LDN, & I'm not using highest dosage. Maintaining my mobility level & being essentially symptom free for this period of time is very unusual (& quite pleasant!) for me; especially over the last 3 yrs. Note: neurologists/MS specialists might recommend a dormant period of time between stopping a current medication (Beta-Seron, Avonex, etc.) & the beginning of LDN use.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 7 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2017 (Started Oct 13, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for complex regional pain syndrome type I)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 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

Mar 24, 2016 (Started Apr 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches in morning, dehydration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: low toxicity, defintintely helps with depression and nerve pain
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Sep 13, 2015 (Started Oct 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for to stop imbalance,helps decrease rigidity in arms legs and neck)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am still on LDN and i still am having positive results on my Right side.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 12, 2011 (Started Oct 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for to stop imbalance,helps decrease rigidity in arms legs and neck)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been on LDN since November 2009/ Since I have been on LDn my right side and neck is no longer rigid. I do have rigidity in my left arm and pain in my elbow. On November 11 2011 My Neurologist gave me Botox injections in my left shoulder and elbow and inner arm. It has helped with the pain and I can move my arm more freely. I almost have no pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 26, 2011 (Started Oct 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for to stop imbalance,helps decrease rigidity in arms legs and neck)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been on LDN since November 2009. I have no more rigidity in my neck or right side. Still have some in my left arm. Am not falling as often. I also have more energy then I had when I was not on it. I did stop LDN for about 3 weeks in November 2010 the rigidity came back in my my neck and right side and my left arm got worse. I noticed that my balance had gotten much worse too. Since I restarted the LDN in December 2010 I am back to the way I was feeling before I stopped taking it. I will not go a day with out LDN because this is the only medication that has helped me . I have not experienced any side affects like I did with all of the other medications that I have been on for my Parkinsonism.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 4 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg One time
Advice & Tips: increases endorphins, all good
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 22, 2013 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 9 months after being dx with ALS, I noticed that my voice in 2009 stabilized. In 2013, my voice and swallowing are basically the same. I give most credit to taking LDN.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 26, 2012 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am seeing many ALS patients loosing their voice. I am convinced that LDN is what prevented me from loosing mine. I started on the drug a couple years ago, noticed an immediate impact, and have not gotten off. My voice is still around which was contrary to my original progression. I still struggle, but most people can understand what I am saying with very little repeating. Please consider using just to see if it works for you.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 14, 2011 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This seemed to be the reason why I was able to keep my voice. No proof of this fact, but it certainly is the appearance from my perspective.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jul 12, 2012 (Started May 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ulcerative colitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psoriatic arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't believe the positive effect it has on my arthritic pain. I take very little medication for this condition and I feel LDN has turned out to be a panacea. I hope in time I get the same results for ulcerative colitis and fatigue.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 21, 2012 (Started Sep 24, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had to stop in order to begin normast. Because LDN blocks opioid receptors throughout the body for three or four hours, people using medicine that is an opioid agonist, i.e. narcotic medication — such as Ultram (tramadol), morphine, Percocet, Duragesic patch or codeine-containing medication — should not take LDN until such medicine is completely out of one's system.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 19, 2012 (Started Sep 24, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Less yawning,less saliva. Part of my regimen along with detoxifier and antioxydants. Thanks to this combination some of my muscles are coming back to life! furthermore no cold, no flu. I'll tell you you have to 'take LDN.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 25, 2012 (Started Oct 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My Kaiser Internal Medicine MD would not prescribe because it's off-label, even though I sent her links to two studies that showed this was helpful and with no side effects. A functional medicine doctor my husband had been seeing prescribed it for me instead. YI - It has to be compounded at a Pharmacy and I have to pay out of pocket since Kaiser won't prescribe. It helps take some of the "nervy" burning pain away and I have not had any side effects whatsoever like I have with every other medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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