Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 362 118
Walking problems 306 87
Improve mobility 192 86
Stiffness/spasticity 85 15
Fatigue 81 15

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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 10
Mild 19
None 217

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 84
as needed 77
weekly 11
1 other daily 5
1other as needed 4
all the time (24/7) 4
twice daily 4
every other week 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 136
1 - 6 months 520
6 months - 1 year 574
1 - 2 years 176
2 - 5 years 45
5 - 10 years 60
10 years or more 60

Stopped using Walker

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
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 129
Usually 62
Sometimes 36
Never taken as prescribed 27
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 28
Somewhat hard to take 41
A little hard to take 63
Not at all hard to take 122
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 10
$100-199 9
$50-99 6
$25-49 8
< $25 90
Not specified 131
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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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