7 patient evaluations for Pramipexole taken for the purpose of 'tremor(s)'

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Oct 27, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (impulsivity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 2, 2010 (Started Jul 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness

Apr 20, 2009 (Started Jul 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness

Oct 16, 2008 (Started Jul 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

May 30, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (somnolence, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: no Benefit
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: somnolence, insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), insomnia

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: On the 13th I bumped up to 6mg. So far I cannot attest to any benefit or side effect (except the insomnia and sleepiness like Requip. Watching closely to the BIG side affects that I've been warned about. More later.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: somnolence, insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), insomnia

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I just started Mirapex ER April 9, 2010. I will keep a weekly update to let you know what happens. This is a switch from 24mg Requip XL to 3mg going up to 6mg Mirapex ER. I should not experience any of the sickness because my brain is already used to 24mg agonist. Dr Dewey says I still need to watch out for the compulsive side effects, "they can start at ay time".
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: somnolence, insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), insomnia

  • 2 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Aug 22, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Aug 22, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Seems to work well and dosage has slowly advanced
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Nov 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Mirapex worked well for awhile by itself, then seemed to become less effective. Side effects were not a major problem. Tried combining it with Sinemet with no apparent benefit. Sinemet by itself seems to work best for me at this time.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 19, 2009 (Started Nov 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (forgetfulness, visual hallucinations, drowsiness, vivid dreams, weight gain, balance problems, Pain, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know.
Side effects: visual hallucinations, balance problems, forgetfulness, Pain, drowsiness, weight gain, vivid dreams, insomnia

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Nov 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (forgetfulness, visual hallucinations, drowsiness, weight gain, balance problems, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Mirapex is not working very good any more the tremors are back only they turned in to jerks and shakes.
Side effects: visual hallucinations, balance problems, forgetfulness, Pain, drowsiness, weight gain, vivid dreams, insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks
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