5 patient evaluations for Metaxalone with a side effects rating of Mild

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Apr 22, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This didn't seem to work for me, other than alleviating menstrual cramps. I found a much better result from Cyclobenzaprine.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 3, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 9, 2010 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sedation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication worked fine, my symptoms just got worse so I changed to a different medication.
Side effects: sedation

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 5, 2010 (Started Jul 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 11, 2008 (Started Jul 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 4, 2009 (Started Aug 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2004 (Started May 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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