79 patient evaluations for Quetiapine

Oct 29, 2008 (Started Oct 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Excellent medication to supplement with existing SSRI/SSNRI Tx.
Side effects: weight gain

Oct 22, 2008 (Started Oct 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good Med!
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 26, 2008 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (loss of energy, daytime sleepiness, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first few days I took it it made me tired as sin... but after a while the effects stop and now I just sleep and wake up refreshed!
Side effects: hangover effect, daytime sleepiness, loss of energy

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Unless you have a strong tolerance for this medication it will completely wipe you out for the entire first half of the following day. Also, beware that once you have taken your pill you only have about an hour until it lays you out completely unconscious.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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