6 patient evaluations for Amantadine taken for the purpose of 'Parkinson's disease' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Sep 30, 2012 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for cramps in feet)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 9, 2010 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for cramps in feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 13, 2010 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for cramps in feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication was recommended by a researcher. My neurologist physician was somewhat resistant to prescribing it. I turned to my Internist who prescribed it because it has a reputation of few side effects. More recently my neurologist has agreed to prescribe it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 9, 2009 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cramps in feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 26, 2008 (Started May 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cramps in feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug is inexpensive and is used for an "off lable" purpose. It's an oldie but a goodie.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Feb 12, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 12, 2012 (Started Mar 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sudden complete dry mouth, chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2009 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, fatigue, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am willing to go through the side effects because this med really helps me!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, constipation, fatigue

Nov 17, 2008 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema), blotchy skin on my legs, constipation, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 14, 2008 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 28, 2007 (Started Dec 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (general ill feeling, racing thoughts)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: racing thoughts, general ill feeling

  • 0 helpful marks
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