6 patient evaluations for Heat avoidance with a side effects rating of Severe

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Aug 24, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Find something vaguely sociable to do when avoiding the heat - I play the guitar and other listen :) ...as if they have a choice!
Side effects: difficulty doing chores

Jul 20, 2010 (Started Aug 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: difficulty doing chores

Dec 14, 2008 (Started Aug 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Not being able to tolerate temperatures over 24C affected my ability to enjoy fully our holidays with our children as I shifted my day such that I want out in the early in the morning and in the evening. Being alone to go to the markets and do the shopping before my family woke was not a problem! :)
Side effects: difficulty doing chores

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Jan 18, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe (feeling tense or on edge)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The heat is very touch and go with MS

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Jul 7, 2009 (Started Jan 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: skin problems, fatigue, pain, anxious mood

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Apr 3, 2009 (Started Jun 22, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, legs don't work, avoidance of the sun)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: avoidance of the sun, legs don't work, fatigue

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Feb 7, 2009 (Started Jun 19, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, tremor in hands, avoidance of the sun, difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: this is one of the worst problems I have with MS and most frustrating
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty doing chores, avoidance of the sun, tremor in hands, fatigue

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Dec 7, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, tremor in hands, difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I use a cooling vest which does help, stay hydrated, stay out of direct sunlight and I stay indoors on days when heat is over 80.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty doing chores, tremor in hands, fatigue

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