12 patient evaluations for Rasagiline with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Jan 3, 2017 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Mar 7, 2015 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If your body starts dancing more than shaking you might want to stop this medication.  
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2012 (Started Oct 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches, headaches with eye discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have only taken azilect for 3 weeks. The headaches can be bad. but the positive side effect is the reduction of tremors which is noticeable by other people. I now need to weigh up if the side effects are worth the reduction of tremors. I will continue taking the tabs another month and then re evaluate how I think I am progressing. Impact on my life at present is not always feeling well 1st thing in the morning I take awhile to 'get going', . I like to keep a routine going I like to think will not give in to the disease.

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 22, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Aug 26, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Still don't know how much the Azilect really helps. But my doctor says that it is supposed to slow down the progress of PD. So, I am afraid not to take it.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Aug 15, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know if it works in the short term, but I am hoping for long term success.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Feb 4, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have taken Azilect for almost 2 years. I can't tell much difference in helping my symptoms. True, it may help in the long run, but in the short term, it hasn't help alleviate my PD symptoms.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Nov 14, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Sep 6, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jun 20, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I like the fact that the Azilect does not have any side-effects, which sorta makes up for the Mirapex.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

May 27, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have had no problems with this medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Apr 26, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jan 23, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

Nov 18, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although my neuro said that I would see immediate results, it was nearly 2 weeks before I saw anysignificant results. Before the 2 weeks, my progress on Azilect was uneven. My symptoms would get better and then worse than before. It has now been 4 weeks. My progress still seems uneven/spotty.I believe that there is room for improvement. It is almost like Azilect is working, but not all the way.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, frequent urination

  • 6 helpful marks

Jan 16, 2012 (Started Nov 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (involuntary movement in right foot)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped this med because it makes me wiggle my toes causing pain in my legs.

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 15, 2010 (Started Feb 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 20, 2010 (Started Jan 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Made me more fatigued. Just one more pill to take. I saw Dr Liebberman in Jan and he said he wasn't convinced it does anythiing so stop taking it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2010 (Started Jul 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia (less than 2 hours sleep))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: insomnia (less than 2 hours sleep)

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 25, 2009 (Started Aug 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: has improved my movement and function on my right side,especiallly my right arm which was starting to show more ridgity.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 6, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated blood pressure, headaches, nasal congestion, heart palpitations, frequent urination, sinus congestion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, heart palpitations, headaches, frequent urination, elevated blood pressure

Feb 5, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated blood pressure, headaches, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nasal congestion, sinus congestion, heart palpitations, headaches, frequent urination, elevated blood pressure

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 5, 2009 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood, frequent urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: frequent urination, anxious mood

Nov 5, 2008 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some people can not tolerate the meds
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: frequent urination, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
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