Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Walking problems 99 32
Improve mobility 97 26
Fatigue 69 17
Stiffness/spasticity 26 4
Balance problems 19 1
Mobility decreased 19 2

Show all 33 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 4
Mild 7
None 63

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 25
daily 19
weekly 8
every other week 3
24 hr daily 1
24 hr as needed 1
all the time (24/7) 1
every 3 months 1
every 6 weeks 1
five times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Motorized scooter/chair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 30
Course of treatment ended 4
Did not seem to work 4
Doctor's advice 2
See all 42 patients who've stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration

Currently using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 61
1 - 6 months 134
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 27
10 years or more 23

Stopped using Motorized scooter/chair

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 13
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 5
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 45
Usually 11
Sometimes 15
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 15
A little hard to take 23
Not at all hard to take 30
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 26
Not specified 41
Last updated:

17 patient evaluations for Motorized scooter/chair

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

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

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
Last updated:
Showing 3 of 17 patient evaluations for Motorized scooter/chair