What is Trulife AFO?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

An AFO or "foot brace" is a plastic brace fastened with velcro straps around the foot to prevent tripping or foot drop.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Trulife AFO

Side effect Patients
Atrophy of shin muscles 1
Pain in ankles 1
Shins get red when they swell 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Trulife AFO

Dosage Patients
8 hr daily 1
20 mg daily 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Trulife AFO

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped using Trulife AFO

Duration

Currently using Trulife AFO

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped using Trulife AFO

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 6
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Trulife AFO

Jan 4, 2012 (Started Feb 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (shins get red when they swell)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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