Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Walking problems 134 39
Improve mobility 117 31
Fatigue 83 20
Stiffness/spasticity 26 5
Balance problems 21 1
Mobility decreased 19 2

Show all 42 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 0
Moderate 5
Mild 7
None 72

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Motorized scooter/chair

Side effect Patients
Many buildings are inaccessable 3
Atrophy of muscles 2
Atrophy of calf muscles 1
Cannot operate alone 1
Pain 1
Pain in buttocks 1

Show all 10 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Motorized scooter/chair

Dosage Patients
as needed 41
daily 34
weekly 8
every 3 months 2
every other week 2
16 hr daily 1
24 hr daily 1
1mg as needed 1
24 hr as needed 1
75minutes as needed 1

See all 15 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Motorized scooter/chair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 33
Course of treatment ended 5
Did not seem to work 4
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 49 patients who've stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration

Currently using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 62
1 - 6 months 479
6 months - 1 year 279
1 - 2 years 9
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 33
10 years or more 37

Stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 15
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 50
Usually 14
Sometimes 16
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 19
A little hard to take 25
Not at all hard to take 34
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 7
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 28
Not specified 47
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18 patient evaluations for Motorized scooter/chair

Feb 25, 2018 (Started Feb 15, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Every other day

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for loss of energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain in buttocks, pain in lower back, pain, pain in upper back)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 21, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for loss of energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain in lower back, pain, pain in upper back)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 29, 2016 (Started Oct 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Using walking aids like a cane, crutch, rollator, electric cart (like a golf-cart +/-) gives us back independance. There's no point feeling embarrassed. It's no different than eye glasses or hearing mechanisms. My "scooter" is fun and adds to my quality of life 😀😀.

  • 0 helpful marks
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