Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 349 116
Walking problems 296 86
Improve mobility 187 85
Stiffness/spasticity 85 15
Fatigue 81 15
Weakness in leg(s) 43 11

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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 8
Moderate 8
Mild 19
None 213

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 28 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Walker

Dosage Patients
daily 83
as needed 79
weekly 11
1 other daily 5
1other as needed 4
all the time (24/7) 4
every other week 4
twice daily 4
five times daily 3
four times daily 3

See all 18 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Walker

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 142
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 226 patients who've stopped using Walker

Duration

Currently using Walker

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 90
1 - 6 months 646
6 months - 1 year 566
1 - 2 years 17
2 - 5 years 43
5 - 10 years 63
10 years or more 66

Stopped using Walker

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 9
1 - 6 months 76
6 months - 1 year 48
1 - 2 years 46
2 - 5 years 35
5 - 10 years 7
10 years or more 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 129
Usually 60
Sometimes 35
Never taken as prescribed 24
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 27
Somewhat hard to take 39
A little hard to take 62
Not at all hard to take 120
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 8
$100-199 9
$50-99 6
$25-49 8
< $25 89
Not specified 128
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65 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 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
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