111 patient evaluations for Amantadine

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Apr 30, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Initially I felt an improvement in my balance and my gait. Neverteless, I had a fall in April. Still don't know just what happened...only that I was suddenly falling through space toward a door jamb. No damage done. I developed splotchy, purple, blood-shot ankles and went off the Amantadine (200 mg/day) This was a few weeks after being started on Ropinirole. (.50 mg 3 times a day). Ankles seem to be clearing up.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Jul 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: leg swelling was a problem and reversed when stopping the med.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 11, 2010 (Started Dec 14, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 4, 2010 (Started Jun 10, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It worked very well for me for quite a while, just not enough anymore. Started Provigil, it is very good.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 26, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2010 (Started Dec 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (whole body ache, fever/chills, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, fever/chills, whole body ache

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2010 (Started Aug 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness and feeling faint, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: be careful as I had excessive dizziness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness and feeling faint, dizziness

Sep 13, 2009 (Started Aug 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness and feeling faint, dizziness

Sep 9, 2009 (Started Aug 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was told that there is a newer medication that works but my in insurance did not pay for it
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness and feeling faint, dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have not gotten the flu in 7 years, knock on wood!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 16, 2009 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (general ill feeling, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling, dizziness, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (general ill feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: general ill feeling

  • 0 helpful marks
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