17 patient evaluations for Quetiapine with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Jun 8, 2009 (Started May 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, restless feeling in arms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restless feeling in arms, weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark

May 20, 2009 (Started Apr 16, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2009 (Started Nov 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, loss of energy, daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It takes a while for your body to get use to it. It messes with your sleep until you get regulated and it takes a while and I wanted to stop it. However, I am glad I did not because it has been the best medication for my mood and depression that I have ever been on. I have been on all of them!
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, loss of energy, weight gain

Dec 8, 2008 (Started Nov 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was never able to sleep before and now I can got to bed and sleep all night within 1 hour of taking this drug.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, loss of energy, weight gain

  • 7 helpful marks

Jan 21, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, weight gain, daytime sleepiness, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, weight gain, hangover effect, nausea, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 10, 2008 (Started Oct 10, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a medication that my psychiatrist prescribed in conjunction with the Effexor XR to stabilize my mood. Because it also has a sedating effect on me it also helps with my insomnia. The only burden of this medication for me is the cost (I don't have any insurance right now). I'm definitely paying for a brand name because there aren't any generic equivalents available yet.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 13, 2008 (Started Mar 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2250 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 5, 1999 (Started May 05, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (acid reflux, weight gain, daytime sleepiness, hangover effect, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, acid reflux, acid reflux, hangover effect, weight gain, problems concentrating

  • 1 helpful mark
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