2 patient evaluations for Non-invasive Ventilator taken for the purpose of 'ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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Rachael
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Rachael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

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Jul 28, 2012 (Started Apr 26, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    Mild (trapped wind, Headaches, Abdominal wind pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: I used a bipap when I had my Supra Pubic Catheter Insertion done. I found it so beneficial for fatigue symptoms that I petitioned my consultant for a prescription despite good blood gas levels

  • 0 helpful marks
Skymaster47
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Skymaster47
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See Skymaster47's full Non-invasive Ventilator history

Oct 15, 2010 (Started Jul 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Greatly added to the quality of my sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly

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