Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 384 267
Walking problems 329 221
Improve mobility 211 228
Stiffness/spasticity 85 15
Fatigue 81 15

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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 9
Moderate 12
Mild 27
None 363

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Walker

Side effect Patients Percentage
Falls 3
Tiredness 2
Worsening posture 2
Anger 1
Back pain 1
Balance problems 1

Show all 34 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Walker

Dosage Patients Percentage
daily 71
as needed 50
weekly 12
every other day 4
every other week 4
1 other daily 3
1other as needed 3
every 3 weeks 2
monthly 2
three times daily 2

See all 16 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Walker

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 151
Course of treatment ended 42
Did not seem to work 39
Doctor's advice 17
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 241 patients who've stopped using Walker

Duration

Currently using Walker

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 9
1 - 2 years 237
2 - 5 years 154
5 - 10 years 37
10 years or more 45

Stopped using Walker

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 13
1 - 6 months 80
6 months - 1 year 51
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 38
5 - 10 years 8
10 years or more 9
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 145
Usually 68
Sometimes 46
Never taken as prescribed 152
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 29
Somewhat hard to take 48
A little hard to take 84
Not at all hard to take 250
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 10
$100-199 11
$50-99 6
$25-49 9
< $25 95
Not specified 280
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62 patient evaluations for Walker

May 26, 2018 (Started Nov 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 24 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I can no longer walk with a walker. I am now in a wheelchair.

Sep 21, 2014 (Started Nov 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 24 other Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2018 (Started Nov 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2018 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Every 8 Weeks
Advice & Tips: yes
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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