4 patient evaluations for Riluzole taken for the purpose of 'amyotrophic lateral sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Jan 15, 2018 (Started Jan 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is impossible to evaluate the effectiveness for oneself. However, statistical studies do show it extends life expectancy. I would start ASAP after diagnosis.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 8, 2010 (Started Jan 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: marked reduction in fascics since moving to 100mg twice daily, although leg strength continues to decline.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2010 (Started Oct 30, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 23, 2010 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: muscle weakness, fatigue

Mar 17, 2009 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, muscle weakness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: poor return on investment
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: muscle weakness, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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