6 patient evaluations for CPAP machine taken for the purpose of 'sleep apnea disorder' with a side effects rating of None

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Apr 27, 2017 (Started Nov 12, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Now that I have started Medical Marijuana and lost 25 lbs., I no longer feel the need for the C-Pap Machine. If in a few months I feel fatigued I may once again start it back up.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 20, 2017 (Started Nov 12, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 9 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: After using for a period of time I have learned to adjust for humidity and I have now gotten to a consistent 7 plus hours a night. I feel this helps my airways stay clear and may even help with any swallowing problems I may have had in the past. I do have more endurance since the inception of this machine and my AHI is a good average of 6 with many readings of 5 or lower, especially if I am able to get a nap in during the day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 29, 2016 (Started Nov 12, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dryness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 9 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 12, 2016 (Started Nov 12, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Better night sleep, more energy during the day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 27, 2016 (Started Apr 27, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 hr Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 2, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 6 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been sleeping better and don't wake up gasping for air. Through is not cryed out when I wake.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 22, 2015 (Started Mar 28, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7 hr Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2014 (Started Aug 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2011 (Started Jan 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: I tried this for a long time but it made falling asleep more difficult and even if I did use it for the full time I was sleeping, I didn't notice a change in my fatigue levels. I believe that my fatigue is mostly due to my Multiple Sclerosis so unfortunately the C-Pap had no effect for me.

  • 0 helpful marks
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