22 patient evaluations for Olanzapine

Mar 10, 2011 (Started Aug 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i get to much sleep ,i feel but i feel a lot better, the cost is very high
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: mental fatigue or exhaustion

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tremor(s), weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Trying a generic version of Zyprexa obtained via Internet from India due to cost factor.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: tremor(s), weight gain

Sep 14, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor(s), weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is the only medication that has worked in controlling my mania/delusions. Side effects approach Tardive Dyskinesia. Have to be very careful. I get free samples from my doctor.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: tremor(s), weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
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