Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 342 112
Walking problems 291 83
Improve mobility 181 82
Stiffness/spasticity 85 15
Fatigue 81 15
Weakness in legs 44 13

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 8
Mild 18
None 210

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Walker

Side effect Patients
Falls 3
Tiredness 2
Worsening posture 2
Anger 1
Anxiety and frustration 1
Back pain 1

Show all 30 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Walker

Dosage Patients
daily 81
as needed 74
weekly 14
1 other daily 5
all the time (24/7) 5
every other week 5
1other as needed 4
twice daily 4
five times daily 3
four times daily 3

See all 19 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 105
1 - 6 months 818
6 months - 1 year 354
1 - 2 years 24
2 - 5 years 35
5 - 10 years 70
10 years or more 60

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 127
Usually 59
Sometimes 33
Never taken as prescribed 25
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 26
Somewhat hard to take 39
A little hard to take 60
Not at all hard to take 119
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 9
$100-199 9
$50-99 6
$25-49 8
< $25 87
Not specified 125
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65 patient evaluations for Walker

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 22, 2018 (Started Sep 15, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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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