20 patient evaluations for Ziprasidone

Momma82
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Momma82
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: None
32 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jan 21, 2009 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 160 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Geodon has really helped me stay stable and I would not change anything about my treatment
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Internal Restlessness (Akathisia)

  • 1 helpful mark
Kyn Kyn
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Kyn Kyn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
30 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Jun 20, 2009 (Started Jun 11, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are taking a beta blocker, or any other drug that lowers pulse, or depresses the nervous system, be VERY careful. Your pulse to drop too low and you could die. My doc told me a man's pulse went down to 39 on this medication, and mine was in the 40's. Also, this medicine is harsh on the heart, it could cause chest pain in susceptible individuals. I was prescibed 40 mg daily, but this was too much for me, so I emptied out some of the medicine, the side effects were not as harsh, but they were still there. Unless you have severe bi-polar or sciziphrenia, it's really not worth the trouble or money.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Agitation, Tremor in hands, Internal Restlessness (Akathisia), Panic attacks, Unusually low pulse, Difficulty thinking, Loss of focus, Difficulty reading, Walking problems, Breathing difficulty, Difficult to move or walk

  • 1 helpful mark
MichaelSr
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MichaelSr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: None
64 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 19, 2010 (Started Jan 14, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: With drawals are awful even after tapering off. Chills, sweats, vomiting, and diarreaha.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Body Aches, Overeating causes pain

Feb 7, 2010 (Started Jan 14, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be sure to take with food. Do not overeat while taking this medication because of the potential risk of severe discomfort for a protracted period. My mood is improved and I seem to have avoided manic phases and my libido has been somewhat enhanced. Over all I have felt better about myself and mood has improved.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Body Aches, Overeating causes pain

  • 1 helpful mark
mountabora
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mountabora
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
30 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar II

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Mar 14, 2008 (Started Aug 03, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Internal Restlessness (Akathisia), Agitation, Suicidal thoughts or urges

  • 0 helpful marks
Mazin Z
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Mazin Z
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 4
External Stress: Overwhelming
43 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
OCD

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May 2, 2006 (Started Apr 02, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Problems concentrating: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Excess saliva, Sleepiness, Dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks
ohnono
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ohnono
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Feb 14, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 240 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
WaxWane
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WaxWane
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
59 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Drug Addiction

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May 28, 2009 (Started May 12, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dividing dosage and taking twice per day makes heart palpitations more manageable. Dream side effect caused me to re-start dream journal - very desirable.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Vivid dreams, Heart palpitations

  • 0 helpful marks
rudicollis
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rudicollis
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
26 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizophrenia

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Jun 30, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Hallucinations: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 320 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
mameobeach
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mameobeach
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 49
Condition: 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Nov 16, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 160 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
jrasku
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jrasku
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F40y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 17, 2010 (Started Feb 14, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Psychosis Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Feeling very agitated, and feeling like the 'psychosis' treatment is too strong. This may not be the right medication for me at this time, time will tell.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Agitation with irritability, Agitation

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