What is Not Driving?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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A person may not be able to drive due to a condition or symptom that affects their ability to drive. Driving may also increase the severity of their symptoms.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve mobility 19 2
Cognitive impairment 14 5
Visual disturbance 11 4
Vertigo 8 2
General health 7 2
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 3 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 2
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Not Driving

Side effect Patients
Depressed mood 2
Anxious mood 1
Inconvenience 1
Lack of independence 1
No social interaction 1
probably wreck in the driveway 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Not Driving

Dosage Patients
daily 6
24 hr daily 2
1 mg daily 1
1 other daily 1
1other as needed 1
all the time (24/7) 1

Why patients stopped taking Not Driving

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 6
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped using Not Driving

Duration

Currently using Not Driving

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 6

Stopped using Not Driving

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 3
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 7
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5 patient evaluations for Not Driving

Aug 10, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Vision)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Tremor in limbs)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Vertigo)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: Even though I feel like I'm a burden for having to be driven around. It's better than having a spell & hitting someone else. I had to put others safety before my own independence.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 14, 2009 (Started May 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Vision)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Yearly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2009 (Started Aug 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Inconvenience)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Side effects: Inconvenience

  • 0 helpful marks
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