17 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate taken for the purpose of 'amyotrophic lateral sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Jul 19, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helped w/spasm
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 14, 2010 (Started Mar 14, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Sep 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 27, 2008 (Started Sep 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2009 (Started Aug 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, problems concentrating

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 12, 2009 (Started Jan 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (generalized weakness (asthenia), thirst, tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was making me weaker;noticed additional cramping and weakness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: generalized weakness (asthenia), tremor in hands, thirst

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 30, 2008 (Started Jul 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (neck pain, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is very difficult for me to evaluate the benefits in a short time
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: neck pain, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2008 (Started Jan 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 2, 2008 (Started Mar 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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