Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

  • 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 1
Mild 6
None 52

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

Side effect Patients
MANY BUILDINGS ARE INACCESSABLE 3
Atrophy of calf muscles 1
cant operate alone 1
Pain in lower back 1
Pain in upper back 1
people stare 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Motorized scooter/chair

Dosage Patients
as needed 34
daily 15
weekly 7
24 hr daily 2
every 3 months 2
2 hr daily 1
1 other all the time (24/7) 1
24 hr as needed 1
45minutes as needed 1
5hours as needed 1

See all 11 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Motorized scooter/chair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 29
Course of treatment ended 4
Did not seem to work 4
Doctor's advice 2
See all 41 patients who’ve stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration

Currently using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 1
2 years or more 65

Stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients
0-1 month 4
1-3 months 3
3-6 months 5
6 months-1 year 6
1-2 years 13
2 years or more 11

Adherence


Always
Patients
39
66%
Usually
Patients
8
14%
Sometimes
Patients
9
15%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
3
5%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
6
10%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
11
19%
A little hard to take
Patients
18
31%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
24
41%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
4
7%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
2
3%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
19
32%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
34
58%
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16 patient evaluations for Motorized scooter/chair

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Rejoice
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Rejoice
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: Hemiplegic Migraine 26 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Hemiplegic Migraine

See Rejoice's full Motorized scooter/chair history

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 in upper back)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Ern
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Ern
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: moderate
Vision: severe
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: severe
Walking: severe
I am: vb
I have:
MS

See Ern's full Motorized scooter/chair history

Sep 29, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Walking problems)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
the_lorelei
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the_lorelei
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

See the_lorelei's full Motorized scooter/chair history

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I really only use a motorized scooter/chair when shopping. Too much walking causes dizziness, fatigue, and pain for me.

  • 0 helpful marks
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