Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 381 232
Walking problems 324 186
Improve mobility 205 197
Stiffness/spasticity 85 15
Fatigue 81 15

Show all 105 reasons taken


  • 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 8
Moderate 11
Mild 26
None 326

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 32 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Walker

Dosage Patients Percentage
daily 72
as needed 45
weekly 14
1other as needed 4
every other week 4
twice daily 4
every other day 3
1 mg daily 2
every 3 weeks 2
1 other daily 1

See all 14 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Walker

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 148
Course of treatment ended 40
Did not seem to work 38
Doctor's advice 17
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 236 patients who've stopped using Walker

Duration

Currently using Walker

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 123
1 - 2 years 322
2 - 5 years 37
5 - 10 years 38
10 years or more 37

Stopped using Walker

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 11
1 - 6 months 79
6 months - 1 year 49
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 38
5 - 10 years 7
10 years or more 9
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 136
Usually 67
Sometimes 43
Never taken as prescribed 125
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 28
Somewhat hard to take 45
A little hard to take 75
Not at all hard to take 223
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 10
$100-199 11
$50-99 6
$25-49 9
< $25 92
Not specified 243
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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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