7 patient evaluations for Naltrexone taken for the purpose of 'Fibromyalgia' with a side effects rating of None

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woofhound
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woofhound
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: All
Stickman: little
Description:M58y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:17y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 1, 2015 (Started Aug 24, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I make my own solution by dissolving pill in distilled water and take it in daily portions. This is a bit of a pain, but much easier than paying for a compounding pharmacy.

  • 1 helpful mark
Kaessa
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Kaessa
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F51y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 31, 2015 (Started Dec 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Holy crap this stuff is a miracle drug. I went from barely being able to get out of bed for six years to going back to work full time. This is amazing.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
alohawoman
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alohawoman
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Most
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F57y
FM:10y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 25, 2012 (Started Oct 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My Kaiser Internal Medicine MD would not prescribe because it's off-label, even though I sent her links to two studies that showed this was helpful and with no side effects. A functional medicine doctor my husband had been seeing prescribed it for me instead. YI - It has to be compounded at a Pharmacy and I have to pay out of pocket since Kaiser won't prescribe. It helps take some of the "nervy" burning pain away and I have not had any side effects whatsoever like I have with every other medication.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
Cara
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Cara
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 17, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Transverse Myelitis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It has helped decrease my heat sensitivity and fatigue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks
croupier01
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croupier01
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: None
Fatigue: None
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: none
Description:M64y
CFS:20y Dx
FM:20y Dx
I am: g
I have:
ME/CFS

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Feb 11, 2011 (Started Jan 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support hormone balance)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support immune health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Prevent infection)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support brain health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support quality of life)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After a couple weeks on LDN, I am still getting symptomatic relief of all depression and anxiety and feeling less lethargic. It is also helpful for my chronic pain. It has no side effects for me thus far. It is an easy treatment and cost effective therapy to comply with. Seems to complement the therapeutic activity of my cannabis maintenance program for sleep and pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
Saylor8598
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Saylor8598
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: None
Stiffness: Some
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F66y
FM:35y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 16, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taking LDN has had a postive effect on me. I work in a factory and it's very demanding and the conditions are not the most desirable. Sence starting at least I can cope.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Stomach upset

Jun 11, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have been taking about 2 months. Got off to a slow start but much better now. I think that the work that I do has a lot of how LDN works for me. I'am a factory worker and on my feet almost all night. But have to say hope this continues to work.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Stomach upset

Jul 16, 2009 (Started Apr 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Stomach upset

  • 3 helpful marks
Bramblina
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Bramblina
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F32y
FM:9y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 25, 2010 (Started Feb 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was perscribed larger pills to hack down, which was a pain in the butt and probably made for wonky dosages. I seemed to get more restful sleep while taking LDN. Didn't notice anything for my pain though.

Mar 13, 2010 (Started Feb 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Sleeping very well so far. Starting to do things in my sleep I don't remember.

  • 6 helpful marks
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