80 patient evaluations for Quetiapine

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Jul 15, 2017 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 24, 2011 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very good med the only problem is very you can't afford it unless very rich or very poor. Cost is just ridicules I get the med however and whenever I can AZ and Me can help sometimes, put it on my part D right into the donut hole next 3 month order 1200. Living with it splitting pill more anxiety.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2017 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar depressive episodes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar depressive episodes)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 19, 2016 (Started Jul 13, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use Seroquel to help me sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 11, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: n/a
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 19, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good if you are able to sleep the next day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: doctor said it could raise my blood pressure, even though I dont have a blood pressure problem, she didnt want me taking it. she said there are more effective medicine to help you sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 3, 2015 (Started Dec 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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