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

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Dec 15, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

Jul 21, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stay on schedule.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 22, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Aug 26, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Still don't know how much the Azilect really helps. But my doctor says that it is supposed to slow down the progress of PD. So, I am afraid not to take it.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Aug 15, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know if it works in the short term, but I am hoping for long term success.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Feb 4, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have taken Azilect for almost 2 years. I can't tell much difference in helping my symptoms. True, it may help in the long run, but in the short term, it hasn't help alleviate my PD symptoms.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Nov 14, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Sep 6, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jun 20, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I like the fact that the Azilect does not have any side-effects, which sorta makes up for the Mirapex.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

May 27, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had no problems with this medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Apr 26, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jan 23, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Nov 18, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although my neuro said that I would see immediate results, it was nearly 2 weeks before I saw anysignificant results. Before the 2 weeks, my progress on Azilect was uneven. My symptoms would get better and then worse than before. It has now been 4 weeks. My progress still seems uneven/spotty.I believe that there is room for improvement. It is almost like Azilect is working, but not all the way.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

  • 6 helpful marks

Sep 13, 2011 (Started Jun 30, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 21, 2009 (Started Jun 30, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Azilect has done very well for me. It is the medication that makes the most difference
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 21, 2011 (Started Feb 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stiffness/spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps to stop the shaking in left hand and foot/ankle.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: stiffness/spasticity

Feb 16, 2010 (Started Feb 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: stiffness/spasticity

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Feb 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: In conjunction with the Stavelo,Levocarb & Lyrica, it relieves approx. 95% of symptoms: ie- tremors, balance, foot cramps, freezing & slowness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stiffness/spasticity

  • 3 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2011 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 4, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 25, 2010 (Started Apr 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: AZLECT was a wonder drug for me. The Dr, hsd tried everyting else but decided to try Azlect, Within 3 days i was feeling normal, had lots of energy, balance was better,no slurring of word. ait was wonderful. I ALSO TAKE mirapex for tremors.My life was back to how i knew it before.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 5 helpful marks

Apr 27, 2010 (Started Apr 03, 2006)

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

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 4, 2009 (Started Aug 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 18, 2009 (Started Nov 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: all good!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 23, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is true of most drugs and treatments - they often don't act in isolation, but interact. In my case, Azilect and exercise and Mirapex seem to be acting synergistically in a positive manner.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Supposed to slow progression of Parkinson's. For me, provided some relief of tremor.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks
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