5 patient evaluations for Methylphenidate taken for the purpose of 'fatigue' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Dec 15, 2017 (Started Mar 18, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2016 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty waking up)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

Nov 20, 2014 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

Jan 24, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2011 (Started Apr 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This prescrption worked well for my fatigue. However, there is a drug shortage for the fast acting and had to switch to the extended release, Concerta.

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 5, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2008 (Started Oct 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (withdrawal effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have dr prescribe ambian or something to help with sleep while on it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: withdrawal effects

  • 1 helpful mark
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