Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 352 116
Walking problems 302 86
Improve mobility 190 86
Stiffness/spasticity 85 15
Fatigue 81 15

Show all 106 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
Severe 8
Moderate 9
Mild 19
None 215

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Walker

Side effect Patients
Falls 3
Tiredness 2
Worsening posture 2
Anger 1
Back pain 1
Balance problems 1

Show all 27 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Walker

Dosage Patients
daily 82
as needed 80
weekly 11
1 other daily 5
1other as needed 4
every other week 4
twice daily 4
all the time (24/7) 3
five times daily 3
four times daily 2

See all 18 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Walker

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 143
Course of treatment ended 38
Did not seem to work 38
Doctor's advice 16
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 227 patients who've stopped using Walker

Duration

Currently using Walker

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 121
1 - 6 months 582
6 months - 1 year 638
1 - 2 years 20
2 - 5 years 44
5 - 10 years 63
10 years or more 62

Stopped using Walker

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 9
1 - 6 months 77
6 months - 1 year 48
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 36
5 - 10 years 7
10 years or more 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 128
Usually 60
Sometimes 36
Never taken as prescribed 27
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 28
Somewhat hard to take 40
A little hard to take 62
Not at all hard to take 121
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 10
$100-199 9
$50-99 6
$25-49 8
< $25 88
Not specified 130
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64 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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