7 patient evaluations for Naltrexone taken for the purpose of 'fatigue' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Oct 1, 2015 (Started Aug 24, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I make my own solution by dissolving pill in distilled water and take it in daily portions. This is a bit of a pain, but much easier than paying for a compounding pharmacy.

  • 2 helpful marks

Mar 23, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for exhaustion)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle aches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first two nights I took LDN I slept so good, fell asleep within 15 minutes, extremely rare for me. The next few nights I fell asleep within a half hour or so. Sonce then I am back to tossing and turning, but when I do fall asleep, I sleep good and feel well rested. I have more energy, and my mood has improved.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 12, 2010 (Started Oct 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you have MS this medication has done wonders for me look into LDN take charge of your life and MS
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 3, 2010 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My nails and hair seem fuller and shinier and stronger. My previously bleeding gums are seemingly miraculously healed. My eyesight seems to be more clear, and im needing my glasses less often.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 14, 2010 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Because I have recently stopped taking Lyrica which helped me sleep, Ive gone down to 4.5mg of LDN every OTHER day. I still have great pain relief and cant inagine going back to my pre LDN pain levels. I havnt had a sniffly nose or a sore throat in almost 3 months which is incredible, since I had a sore throat for almost 2 years before LDN, and had several bouts of asthma, bronchitis and sinusitis all through the year for the last 5 years. LDN has impacted my life in such a positive way, Im still dealing with getting off Lyrica and Cymbalta.... but I know that once I get all those CRAP DRUGS out of my system and level out on the LDN, its gonna be all good!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 23, 2010 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Beg borrow and steal a prescription of LDN if you have all-over pain, cognitive difficulties, a low functioning immune system, and depression. All these have been GREATLY reduced thatnks to LDN. Please get out of your misery and TRY IT! ~Patty
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 18, 2010 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Im in day 13 of LDN and 90% of my pain is gone, my tender points are not painful and I can have a bowel movement again, Its an amazing medication. I'm still taking 30mg Cymbalta and 150mg Lyrica but plan on titrating down soon. I have increased energy and a little amount of afternoon fatigue. PLEASE if your in pain from Fibromyalgia find a doctor to prescribe LDN for you.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 1, 2009 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: The drug was AMAZING, FANTASTIC.... BBBUUUTTTT, It made my newly diagnosed Cyclothymia/Bipolar worse, caused some manic side effects, the endorphin rush which was helpful in so many ways, was the very reason I had to stop taking it. It's a damn shame, because now I hurt more than I did before, but having my moods stabilized is a very wonderful thing!!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 7 helpful marks

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Apr 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The problem is that I can't take pain medications with LDN. As my pain increased I knew I had to stop taking it so I could start taking pain medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 3, 2010 (Started Apr 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've only been on this medication for 3 days, and it is wonderful. I can't say enough positive about the effects.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 7, 2010 (Started Dec 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been doing really well on LDN for the last few months, better energy and much less pain. In the beginning I had some vivid dreams but that passed. In the last 2-3 weeks however, I have begun having vivid bad dreams and even nightmares - as of last night, I am decreasing from 4.5 mg to 3 mg to see if that will eliminate the bad dreams.

  • 5 helpful marks

May 12, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for numbness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Choose a good compounding pharmacy. Make sure that slow release is not what is filled. Take it before sleep at night.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 22, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for numbness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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