12 patient evaluations for Heat avoidance taken for the purpose of 'heat intolerance'

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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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May 8, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, avoidance of the sun)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Side effects: avoidance of the sun, fatigue

Nov 15, 2008 (Started Aug 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: avoidance of the sun, fatigue

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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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Apr 2, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxious mood, loneliness, avoidance of the sun, difficulty doing chores)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: avoidance of the sun, loneliness, difficulty doing chores, anxious mood, anxious mood

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Mar 3, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: i wear a ball cap to keep the sun off my head..i get a burning sensation from the sun and makes my skull feel like its burning
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Dec 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Yearly
Advice & Tips: when its hot stay inside where its cool
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 21, 2008 (Started Oct 23, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (avoidance of the sun)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Start your cold pack collection. They're lifesaving when it's too hot. In a pinch, you can use packages of frozen vegatables...green peas work best because, even while frozen, they still are malleable.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: avoidance of the sun

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 2, 2008 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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