4 patient evaluations for Carisoprodol taken for the purpose of 'Fibromyalgia' with a side effects rating of Severe

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kristacannon
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kristacannon
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F38y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 8, 2010 (Started May 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Flu like symptoms, Body Aches, Irritability, Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication made me feel sick with flu-like symptoms a few hours after taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Body Aches, Irritability, Flu like symptoms, Headaches

Sep 1, 2010 (Started May 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Flu like symptoms, Body Aches, Irritability, Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am unable to take this very often as I have severe side effects a few hours after taking it, such as flu-like symptoms. If my muscle spasms seem severe enough I will take it and combat the side effects with 600-800mg ibuprofen.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Body Aches, Irritability, Flu like symptoms, Headaches

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matters2no1
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matters2no1
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57
Condition: 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Sep 11, 2010 (Started Jul 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sciatic nerve pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1050 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: too sleepy to function at all grossly hungry is good for insomnia thou so only at night take a couple
Cost: < $25 monthly

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20yearsufferer
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20yearsufferer
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 58
Condition: 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Feb 12, 2010 (Started Feb 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Vision problems, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Vision problems, Fatigue

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looneytuke
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looneytuke
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 56
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Dec 11, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Drowsiness, Sleepiness, Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: sometimes I can take this and I'm okay other times I take it and I'm a walking zombie or asleep oe just outofit sowhere scaring my neighbors and friends who don't understand what I'm going thru . So they all think I'm a druggie and I'm afraid to go out in public in case this is the time the pills are going to kick in and make me weird or mor weird than usual. I really hate life sometimes. When my neighbors call my husband and say I think she's OD'ing on something and these are people that are suppose to be your friends. I know not everybody knows my situation but it still hurts when it happens, you gey to the point where you just say screw it why bother going out I'll just get hurt anyways So you start staying home more and more. Or am I the only one that feel this way???????????
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Sleepiness, Brain fog

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