What is Avoid Crowds?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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A person may avoid crowds if they fear being ridiculed, humiliated, rejected, or disliked.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Social anxiety 8 3
Multiple sclerosis 3 3
Ataxia (lack of coordination) 2 3
Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 2
Sensory overload 2 1
Anxious mood 1 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
Severe
1
Moderate
3
Mild
0
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Avoid Crowds

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 2
Anticipatory anxiety 1
Communication difficulties 1
Essential tremor 1
Heightened sense of smell (hyperosmia) 1
Loneliness 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Avoid Crowds

Dosage Patients
as needed 2
daily 2
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Avoid Crowds

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Avoid Crowds

Duration

Currently using Avoid Crowds

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 3

Stopped using Avoid Crowds

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 4
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Avoid Crowds

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Aug 26, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 other All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: Since I began using a wheelchair, I no longer am fearful of being knocked over, and I can rest (sit) all the time wherever I'm at.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Aug 26, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 other All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: At family gatherings, I have to isolate myself after about an hour to rest.

  • 0 helpful marks
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