41 patient evaluations for Mirtazapine

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Aug 29, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Loss of appetite)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 25, 2016 (Started Nov 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 29, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been advised to stop taking as it may conflict with a new drug which I can only take after stopping this drug - 5 weeks clean out.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 6, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It gives me comfort in knowing I wont experience anxiety attacks or depression
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 7, 2015 (Started Nov 13, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Tremor in legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Finally able to get to sleep and stay asleep, as it prevents night tremors (when levodopa is low) from being bothersome.  I have been able to reduce daytime levodopa use from 14 grams carbidopa-levodopa 25-100 equivalent to 10.5 grams.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 6, 2015 (Started Sep 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Lightheadedness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: unsure at present. need to evaluate later, have only recently re-started this medication. So far difficult to say if better or worse than Sertraline
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 15, 2015 (Started Sep 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Lightheadedness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 10, 2012 (Started Sep 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mild depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Vivid dreams)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Sleepiness, Heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 20, 2012 (Started Sep 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Vivid dreams)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I prefer to take it after the Efavirenz. This way the sleepiness on the next morning seems to be smaller.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for reactive depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Self harm thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 28, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 1, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Decreased appetite)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i was prescribed the drug because i had lost an enormous amount of weight. went to 94 lbs. then i ate and ate and blew up to 148. i am now at 130.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2012 (Started Oct 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 3, 2012 (Started Jun 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain, Grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It really did help me sleep. Well it helped me fall to sleep, but I always woke up feeling majorly exhausted like I haven't slept all night. It was supposed to help me sleep and it did, but the problem was even after I awoke I still had that "drunk" feeling like I still needed to lay down and sleep. I really didn't like taking it, it became to much of a habit and not to mentioned within just a few months I gained over 50 pounds. That's not good for anyone and I am already "considered" obese, so I had to put a stop to it. It was one of those things that wasn't worth taking. I'd rather go without sleep than take this medication again.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 19, 2011 (Started Jun 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this medicine to help me sleep at night, but it also helps a bit with my depression and anxiety.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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