31 patient evaluations for Bupropion with a adherence rating of Usually

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sumac333
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sumac333
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
64 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vg
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jul 15, 2012 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helped with decreasing appetite. helped with increased sex drive. probably "fueling" mania
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 5, 2009 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: for the most part i have little to no appetite when i'm on this drug and was able to loose over 40 pounds after going on it. i've since also gone on lamictal and lithium and have gained about 20 pounds. my daughters say i look much healthier now. i also like this drug because i don't feel it affects me sexually--i.e. it does not affect my sex drive when i am on it. i just have a $10 copay monthly. insurance pays the following.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 5 helpful marks
raehex
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raehex
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F26y
FM:10y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 7, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps you lose weight!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
PersephoneBleu
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PersephoneBleu
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F29y
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Nov 10, 2011 (Started Jul 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
Train
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Data Quality: 1 star
33 years
Female
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  • Speech: 2
  • Sociability: 17
  • Sensory/Cognitive Awareness: 16
  • Health/Physical Behavior: 42
  • ATEC score: 77
I have:
Asperger's

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Dec 15, 2010 (Started Mar 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
COOPERATI
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COOPERATI
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 4
Mania: 2
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 4
External Stress: Overwhelming
43 M
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: vb
I have:
Schizophrenia

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Dec 4, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
mislissa1029
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mislissa1029
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 27, 2010 (Started Apr 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Internal temperamental thoughts, Guilt or self blame, Self hatred or loathing, Lack of motivation, Dry mouth, Depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Guilt or self blame, Internal temperamental thoughts, Lack of motivation, Self hatred or loathing, Depressed mood, Depressed mood, Dry mouth, Dry mouth

Oct 10, 2009 (Started Apr 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Internal temperamental thoughts, Guilt or self blame, Self hatred or loathing, Lack of motivation, Dry mouth, Depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: I like that sometimes I have an energy boost. Makes being fatigue not an everyday thing.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Guilt or self blame, Internal temperamental thoughts, Lack of motivation, Self hatred or loathing, Depressed mood, Depressed mood, Dry mouth, Dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks
homesick
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homesick
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 1, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
EEisme
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EEisme
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jul 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Mild Depression)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks
gothceltgirl
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gothceltgirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F41y
CFS:11y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jun 24, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think that I'm one of the rare few for whom Bupropion causes hair loss and therefore given my vanity, it is not worth it. On the positive side of things, this drugs efficacy is amazing! It allows me to have my full range of my usual sex drive (which was never very hight to begin with) as well as be more in touch with my emotions without feeling out of control.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Hair loss

  • 0 helpful marks
chiefmanatee
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chiefmanatee
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
28 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar II

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May 3, 2010 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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