Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Walking problems 165 50
Improve mobility 131 42
Fatigue 90 22
Stiffness/spasticity 25 5
Balance problems 20 1

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  • 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 6
Mild 7
None 91

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Motorized scooter/chair

Side effect Patients Percentage
Atrophy of muscles 2
Pain in lower back 2
Atrophy of calf muscles 1
Pain 1
Pain in buttocks 1
Pain in upper back 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Motorized scooter/chair

Dosage Patients Percentage
as needed 35
daily 25
weekly 10
every other week 4
24 hr daily 3
twice daily 2
4 hr every 8 weeks 1
24 hr as needed 1
75minutes as needed 1
all the time (24/7) 1

See all 14 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Motorized scooter/chair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 36
Course of treatment ended 5
Did not seem to work 4
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 53 patients who've stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration

Currently using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 161
2 - 5 years 102
5 - 10 years 15
10 years or more 27

Stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 9
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 14
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 8
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 65
Usually 16
Sometimes 18
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 7
Somewhat hard to take 22
A little hard to take 27
Not at all hard to take 48
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 9
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 33
Not specified 60
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18 patient evaluations for Motorized scooter/chair

Feb 25, 2018 (Started Feb 15, 2018)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for loss of energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain in upper back, pain in lower back, pain, pain in buttocks)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 21, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for loss of energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain in upper back, pain in lower back, pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 29, 2016 (Started Oct 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Using walking aids like a cane, crutch, rollator, electric cart (like a golf-cart +/-) gives us back independance. There's no point feeling embarrassed. It's no different than eye glasses or hearing mechanisms. My "scooter" is fun and adds to my quality of life 😀😀.

  • 0 helpful marks
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