3 patient evaluations for Naltrexone taken for the purpose of 'pain'

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Feb 21, 2011 (Started Jun 02, 1920)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Naltrexone is added to the Embeda, but in a lower dose. I was taking 9mgs. of Naltrexone, it has been lowered to 1.2 mgs. twice a day
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 1920)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: LDN DID HELP WITH SOME OF THE FATIGUE,SLEEPING PROBLEMS, ANXIETY AND DEPTESSION FOR A WHILE. DID NOTHING FOR THE PAIN
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 15, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 1920)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This had cut the widespread body pain by 50%, fatigue by 50%, has helped IBS, improvment in depression and anxiety, decreased mind fog by 75%. Severe chronis pain has been cut by 25%. Increased dosage to see if pain can be decreased more that 25%.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 25, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 1920)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: LDN works on each person differently. It has helped with the fatigue, mind fog, have more energy, but found that this didn't last for more than 12 hours. Pain would start, had to rest and be careful not to overdo. Have started second dose, 12 hours apart. Am now getting sleep, which was a major problem before LDN.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 1920)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've lived with severe chronic pain for many years. Also fibro, cfs, ra, neurropathy, and degenerative disk and joint disease. I'v been on every class two narcotic that they make, also taking Vicoden as a breakthrough. I haven't taken any narcotics in over 5 weeks thanks to LDN. I take 4.5 mgs at nite, am going to ask rhumy about taking LDN twice daily.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 11 helpful marks

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

Jun 7, 2010 (Started Dec 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been doing really well on LDN for the last few months, better energy and much less pain. In the beginning I had some vivid dreams but that passed. In the last 2-3 weeks however, I have begun having vivid bad dreams and even nightmares - as of last night, I am decreasing from 4.5 mg to 3 mg to see if that will eliminate the bad dreams.

  • 5 helpful marks
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