What is Actiwatch 2?

Category: Equipment


Actiwatch 2 is a product made by Phillips that helps keep track of activity. It has been used in various sleep and mobility studies. The device is worn on the wrist and digitally records motor function.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 1 1
Evaluation/monitoring 1 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 1
Unrefreshing or poor sleep 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Actiwatch 2

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Actiwatch 2

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Actiwatch 2


Stopped using Actiwatch 2

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Actiwatch 2

Jul 24, 2012 (Started Jul 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diagnostic reasons)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Evaluation/monitoring)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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