4 patient evaluations for Mexiletine

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Jan 17, 2017 (Started Dec 19, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for occipital neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 10, 2017 (Started Dec 19, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for occipital neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 14, 2015 (Started Apr 06, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (irregular heartbeat (cardiac arrhythmia), heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 6, 2014 (Started Aug 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 18, 2013 (Started Jan 12, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle cramps)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Darn near miraculous for my muscle cramps. My prescription ran out for a couple of days and it was a reminder of just how painful those muscle cramps could be. It also seems to address my restless legs syndrome. When I ran out the sleepless nights returned.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 21, 2013 (Started Jan 12, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle cramps)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was off of Mexiletine for 2 weeks waiting for an official prescription (I was given a one week supply from a fried) and the cramps and sleepless nights returned. I am not back on it and the cramps are gone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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