79 patient evaluations for Quetiapine

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Sep 10, 2012 (Started Aug 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleep eating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 21, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 20, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 30, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 28, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: On the whole not a drug I would recomend and as I am now in my 60's with a chance of dementia which the FDA state a increased risk of death during treatment I am monitoring it. Also I am taking phenytoin and that is known to have adverse effects when taken along side with quetiapine.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for self harm thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hearing voices)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for agitation with irritability)
  • Side effects
    Severe (joint pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Sep 26, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2011 (Started Nov 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i was up to 600 mg daily but due to losing insurance i can no longer afford because it is over 900 dollars a month...
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, fatigue, fainting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Never take if you plan on staying active for longer than 15-30 minutes. Seroquel is very capable of making you faint unexpectedly otherwise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 6, 2011 (Started Jul 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 3, 2011 (Started May 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: There is no generic for seroquel so I was astounded to find out that a bottle of these pills costs about $600 without insurance. When my husband lost his job, we had to pay for cobra just to afford this medication. This medication manages my disorder completely. I would go on a more affordable medication if I didn't have a thyroid disorder so this is pretty much the only one I can use.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 31, 2011 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (exhaustion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (exhaustion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 1, 2011 (Started May 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle cramps)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 2, 2010 (Started May 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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