8 patient evaluations for Selegiline with a side effects rating of Severe

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Nov 30, 2012 (Started Jun 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: monitor your blood pressure if you have any problems at all.

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Jun 15, 2010 (Started Oct 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: addiction to gambllng / needed to eliminate this medication
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 9, 2010 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fainting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: We added this dopamine agonist to my medication regimen in an effort to decrease my PD symptoms without increasing the actual levadopa which makes me pass out & feel very sick for hours. Unfortunately, after being on it for several days, the Zelapar caused an hours long syncopal episode while I was at work. I needed to be driven home. I dc'd the Zelapar that very day.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fainting

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Jun 29, 2009 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stick to the schedule. If you do not respond to MAO Inhibitors, you may not respond to this one either.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Jan 15, 2009 (Started Apr 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (skin rash)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication caused severe skin rash.
Side effects: skin rash

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Jan 1, 2009 (Started Jul 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (prostate problems)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you have an enlarged prostate be careful about taking Selegiline.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: prostate problems

Dec 11, 2008 (Started Jul 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (prostate problems)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you experience urination difficulty while on this drug talk to your doctor.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: prostate problems

Aug 15, 2008 (Started Jul 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: prostate problems

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Aug 25, 2008 (Started Sep 24, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (psychosis disorder)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Mental changes are not always recognizable by behavioral changes. Be cautious about using any medication that does not warrant use by evident and observable differences and do not remain on them in order to "let the body get adjusted". We always thought we were surely NOT one of the "30%" due to experience mental changes UNTIL we started into the undeniable mental difficulties in 2000.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 10, 2008 (Started Aug 02, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness

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