What is Ziconotide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Prialt Immunovir Prialt pump

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Ziconotide is a generic for Prialt. It can treat severe chronic pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 2 3
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 2 4
Human herpesvirus 6 1 2
Support immune health 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ziconotide

Side effect Patients
Fatigue at the beginning of treatment 1
Malaise 1
Mouth sores (ulcers) 1
Short period flu like symptoms 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ziconotide

Dosage Patients
0.007 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ziconotide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Doctor's advice 3
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Ziconotide

Duration

Currently taking Ziconotide

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Ziconotide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ziconotide.