8 patient evaluations for Dalfampridine taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

thjuland
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thjuland
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jan 25, 2016 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: An excellent aid to walking and continues to help spinal trlated issues.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 9, 2015 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Ampyra helped my walking and eliminated my lingering, periodic 2005 spinal symptoms that were caused by poor nerve conduction integrity (such as sexual erection and bowel movements). Even today (March 9, 2015) these various improvements continue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 2, 2014 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Ampyra continues being an excellent, beneficial MS treatment, I'm in catastrophic coverage so I have no copays.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 4, 2014 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for helps walking stamina)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Ampyra helped my walking and eliminated my lingering, periodic 2005 spinal symptoms that were caused by poor nerve conduction integrity (such as sexual erection and bowel movements). Even today (July 11, 2013) these various improvements continue
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for helps walking stamina)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Ampyra has greatly reduced and/or eliminated my MS spinal symptoms, but only those that began with my Oct. 05 attack. None of my older symptoms changed, so I'm guessing this drug can restore nerve conduction in recently demyelinated and remyelinated axons, beyond those needed simply for walking.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 2, 2010 (Started Sep 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Prior to starting Ampyra I could only walk about a quarter mile, when my nerve fiber fatigue would force me to sit and rest (about 5 minutes) before I could continue walking. Now I am able to walk a whole mile, before resting. Plus I no longer immediately fall asleep, after just a little exertion or exercise. Ampyra lessens my fatigue not completely eliminating it. but I am happy to have regained longer functioning time periods.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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mbgm14
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mbgm14
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 26, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 tablet(s) Daily
Advice & Tips: Easy to take - 2 pills, one morning, second 12 hours later. I walk somewhat faster. I walk more than a few meters with my rollator, otherwise with a stick. I only walk with no help in my house.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2013 (Started Apr 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 tablet(s) Daily
Advice & Tips: stick with it and stick to the schedule.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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CURLYWINGS
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CURLYWINGS
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 1, 2013 (Started Jul 14, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It must be working. My last Timed25 Foot Walk was 4 sweconds better than previous. 21 seconds vs 25 seconds. Ibelieve that the LDN is helping the Ampyra work better
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 11, 2010 (Started Jul 14, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: everyone says I am much more alert, possitive since beginning this treatment
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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JoeC
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JoeC
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Mild
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jan 9, 2013 (Started Dec 21, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: So I could not sleep at all the first nigh but that improved every day. My sleep is totaly back to normal now. I am walking MUCH better and have been playing Hacky Sack with my two sons! I'm no where near 100% but my balance have really improved and I feel much better going up and down stairs. I would deffinetly ask you Dr. about this med and give it a try.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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tcmomof2
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tcmomof2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Dec 15, 2012 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Didn't notice how much it helped until I wasn't taking it anymore...
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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melippa
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melippa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 19, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I set my alarm on my cell phone to make sure I take a pill every 12 hours. I walk much faster since I started taking Ampyra. It helps me.

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jammer
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jammer
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Aug 27, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches

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kljones
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kljones
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: None
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jul 8, 2011 (Started Jun 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Dizziness and feeling faint)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Ampyra has improved my walking . I no lomger am confined to my wheelchair.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness and feeling faint

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