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

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Mar 6, 2017 (Started May 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: nothing new to report Cost of this drug varies, so I'm just putting 0$. Without insurance I've seen the price >$1000
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 1, 2015 (Started May 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am hoping for protective benefits. I tried 1/2 tab to see if tremors changed, for a few days, no effect.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 18, 2013 (Started May 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am still taking this in hopes of neuro-protective effects.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 23, 2011 (Started May 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I didn't think that azilect was doing anything, but i ran out for a few days. I did notice my left leg seemed to drag. It is definately doing something good.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 6, 2010 (Started May 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am taking Azilect for possible neuroprotective benefit.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 26, 2010 (Started May 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Also, I have had no side effects from foods, or with Cymbalta.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 1, 2010 (Started May 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am taking Azilect with Cymbalta (SNRI), without experiencing any blood pressure problems. Both my neurologist and psychatrist are watching my outcome. The neuro said diet restrictions were lifted, so I have had wine, cheese, tofu.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 3 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2017 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Mar 7, 2015 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If your body starts dancing more than shaking you might want to stop this medication.  
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 28, 2016 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

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

Aug 11, 2015 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I GOT CHANGED FROM STALEVO TO RYTARY BECAUSE AFTER 10 YEARS THE STALEVO WAS WEARING OFF TOO FAST AND THE AZILECT WASN'T HELPING ANYMORE; BUT THE STALEVO TOGETHER WITH AZILECT DID A GREAT JOB FOR 10 YEARS.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 21, 2015 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

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

Aug 11, 2014 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Unfortunately, the Azilect did a great job, but after quite a few years it is not helping me much. I am in progression.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 29, 2014 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

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

Sep 15, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My Azilect isn't giving me as much "on" time as it was before. My doctor is waiting for a new drug to be released in November which he thinks will improve my condition.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 14, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

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

Sep 4, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

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

Dec 13, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am currently taking Azilect 1mg every morning. I have now been reduced to taking Stalevo 100mg every four hours instead of every 3 1/2 hours, and I have pushed myself just a few times to taking Stalevo 100mg once in a 5 hour period. Azilect has been a great drug for me. I have slowly been able to drop the amount of Stalevo and stretch my "on" time. Stalevo and Azilect together have given me better mobility and I thank God every day for these two drugs because I can't tolerate a lot of other drugs like Mirapex and Requip.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 23, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Azilect with Stalevo have been the best drugs for helping to relieve most of the rigidity in my arms & legs.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 16, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly

Mar 1, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2012)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 10, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 16, 2012 (Started Nov 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (involuntary movement in right foot)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped this med because it makes me wiggle my toes causing pain in my legs.

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 12, 2011 (Started Oct 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stiffness in neck)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If your neck starts to get stiff or you get a clunking sound in your neck, stop taking it immediately and consult your doctor. Also, a neck and shoulder massage may be beneficial.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 1, 2009 (Started Jun 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Oct 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sinus congestion, frequent urination, drowsiness, nasal congestion, headaches, light sensitivity (photophobia), dizziness, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: avoid foods high in tyramine. discontinue this drug for 14 days before having any medical or dental treatments or surgery. you will need to wait 14 days before beginning to tke medicines(for depression, anxiety, pain,cough,congestion, or muscle relaxant).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, headaches, frequent urination, light sensitivity (photophobia), nausea, dizziness, drowsiness

Dec 17, 2008 (Started Oct 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sinus congestion, nasal congestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine. This medicine may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. Alcohol, hot weather, exercise, and fever can increase these effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, headaches, frequent urination, light sensitivity (photophobia), nausea, dizziness, drowsiness

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (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
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