4 patient evaluations for Carbidopa-Levodopa taken for the purpose of 'slow movement (bradykinesia)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Nov 13, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have used some form of LDOPA since day one in 2000. Have used it in the following forms: 1. SINEMET 25/100 up too 8x daily 2. SINEMET CR 50/20 up to 6X daily 3. Generic LDOPA 25/100 *DR Jill changed this order to brand name only 4. Generic LDOPA CR 50/200 *DR Jill changed this order to brand name only 5. Neupro (Patch) I did very well on the patch and then they pulled it off the market. 6. PARCOPA 25/100
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 13, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for parkinsonism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 19, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for parkinsonism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works qucik, about 20 minutes but lasts just an hour to asn hour and a half. I get 2 1/1 to 3 hours on the generic LDOPA 25/100. I get maximum benefit when i double up in the morning with PARCOPA and my LDOPA 25/100 CR. Would like to increase my dose back to 50/200.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for parkinsonism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve communication)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Freely share with you doctor your struggles and discuss dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 29, 2008 (Started Nov 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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