Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 23 4
Increase effect of another treatment 12 0
General health 7 2
Joint pain 2 0

  • 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 1
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lyme's disease test

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Pain in leg(s) 1


Based on patients currently having Lyme's disease test

Dosage Patients
one time 7
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Lyme's disease test

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for misdiagnosis of ALS)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: After reading much about a possible lyme disease causing neurological symptoms similar to ALS, I decided to try low-dose long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease and malarian infection. After a year on the program I decided to stop. I found no benefit to the treatment and some of the side effects, especially in the eye, needed to be avoided. Some people may have a Lyme infection which mimics ALS but in my case that did not seem to be the case. It was worth a try.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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