2 patient evaluations for Deep Brain Stimulation taken for the purpose of 'Parkinson's disease' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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Mar 1, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: I just had the surgery a little over a month. The Honeymoon only lasted a week for me. I get the DBS turned on and first programming on April 19, 2012. I can't wait.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 17, 2011 (Started May 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Still take meds q 2hrs--must increase volts slowly over time to improove this ; one month later, meds still the same. I'm nauseated --is this related?
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Word fishing

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