What is Permobil C500?

Category: Equipment

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A power or electric wheelchair contains a battery, motor, and control mechanism to allow the user to propel themselves without the need for either a caregiver to push or muscle strength to move. More advanced models tilt and adjust their seats.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
Patients
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Perceived effectiveness
Patients
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Patients
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Patients
Patients with evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness
Patients
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Permobil C500

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
3

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Permobil C500

Patients
1

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
2
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped using Permobil C500

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Permobil C500
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
7
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
3

Adherence


Always
Patients
2
40%
Usually
Patients
1
20%
Sometimes
Patients
2
40%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
1
20%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
20%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
3
60%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
2
40%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
3
60%
Last updated:

3 patient evaluations for Permobil C500

Navy Nurse
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Navy Nurse
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

See Navy Nurse's full Permobil C500 history

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Jul 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side Effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: struggle with low back pain

  • 0 helpful marks
slicky
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slicky
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See slicky's full Permobil C500 history

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Wayne Lampe
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Wayne Lampe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

See Wayne Lampe's full Permobil C500 history

Apr 4, 2009 (Started Feb 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jan 27, 2009 (Started Feb 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Aug 23, 2008 (Started Feb 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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