10 patient evaluations for Naltrexone taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Aug 1, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness/spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 30, 2011 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness/spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: It really seemed to help for years but we suspect that I have become sensitized to it. It was suggested that I drop my dosage to 2mg but it is very difficult to obtain here.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I get back my reflexes in a very short period of time, and I'm happy because there are no side effects and it is cheap
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 13, 2011 (Started May 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: since I started LDN I have noticed more and more positive benefits. No, I haven't got up and walked but my legs are so muchbetter, no spasticity, no pain, no nothing! I think because I haven't walked for so long, that will not realistically happen at all. Another very big positive is that I no longer have to wear pads to protect dribbles of urine, yes I do like to be within easy reach of a toilet but..hey.. that is also my age I'm sure. I had a wonderful 3 weeks in France with my Sister and all went superbly. I now want to go and live in Paris!!!! only joking! So I am totally hooked on LDN, why isn't everyone with MS on it?
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 24, 2011 (Started Jul 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 25, 2010 (Started Jul 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Apr 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The problem is that I can't take pain medications with LDN. As my pain increased I knew I had to stop taking it so I could start taking pain medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 3, 2010 (Started Apr 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've only been on this medication for 3 days, and it is wonderful. I can't say enough positive about the effects.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 26, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support quality of life)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Began LDN as alternative to disease modifying therapies as I became uncomfortable with regular injections. Have experienced stability in disease progression since beginning LDN and found benefit to overall sense of well being.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 16, 2010 (Started Feb 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Less fatigued since beginning
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 30, 2009 (Started Feb 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first 2 weeks I experienced Insomnia buts its no longer a problem. Be aware its not covered by insurance as its not been approved for treatment of MS even though its approved by the FDA in higher doses for other illnesses.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 9, 2009 (Started Feb 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I personally would use this with or without other tx. I was no longer able to tolerate the injections and the Imuran made me very ill so even though this is not a FDA approved drug for MS it seems to be working for me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 12, 2009 (Started Feb 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: caused insomnia the first week but no other problem noted. advised to take at bedtime per pharmacist.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 8, 2010 (Started Aug 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take a 3mg LDN capsule every evening at or after 10:00pm. The first dose of LDN made my breathing easier (I also have COPD) The first week of taking LDN the spacidity pain in my legs became less and less. I began having more energy and less fatigue and an over all good feeling. After 6 months I was able to stop using a cane when walking.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 5, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: definitely TRY IT !! SMALL SIDE EFFECTS ONLY DURING FIRST WEEK OF USE, THEN NONE ! ORAL ADMINISTRATION INSTEAD OF INJECTION !!!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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