2 patient evaluations for Olanzapine taken for the purpose of 'Bipolar Disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

mcripps67
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mcripps67
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  • Sex: F
  • Age: 47
Condition: 6 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

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Apr 8, 2010 (Started Mar 13, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Zyprexa is an effective medication when used to treat bipolar disorder; however, the metabolic side effects (including severe weight gain, etc) must be taken into consideration before starting this medication. If Zyprexa's side effect profile becomes too problematic, the next atypical antipsychotic of choice is Abilify. Abilify is weight neutral in many patients.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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sammy0116
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sammy0116
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
51 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
GAD

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Jul 3, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxious mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be more conceinsciouse about what i eat, drink a lot of water, be patient.
Side effects: Sedation, Weight gain

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