18 patient evaluations for Zolpidem with a adherence rating of Sometimes

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Mar 23, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drugged feeling, double vision (diplopia))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: double vision (diplopia)

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drugged feeling, double vision (diplopia))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: double vision (diplopia)

Feb 9, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: double vision (diplopia)

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Aug 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (multiple sclerosis)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Ambien worsened my MS symptoms over time.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Jul 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 29, 2011 (Started Jul 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 27, 2011 (Started Jul 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2011 (Started Oct 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleep eating, memory loss)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: One 10mg tab was never enough to induce sleep. I always had to take another tab about 6 hours later, which would allow about 3 hours of sleep. Just not enough. If the doctor would have allowed me to take 2 tabs at once, it would have worked well, as it used to with my Doc in Cincinnati. Early years taking Ambien caused amnesia if my husband were to wake me up for one reason or another, and I did get up and eat at times without memory, but I never left the house as I have heard reported. The sleep was very comfortable when the drug worked. And no morning hangover effect. My new primary phys. rec. I stop the Ambien, and try Deseryl, even though I've tried it in the past without effective results. But, maybe with my different regime of meds at the present, will make a difference.
Side effects: memory loss, sleep eating

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 11, 2011 (Started Mar 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 27, 2010 (Started Mar 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 24, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This stuff erases my pain and stiffness and sometimes my depression, too. I developed a tolerance to the sleepiness.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 18, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps a lot with the pain but not with sleeping. So I have been taking it once a day as a pain reliever.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 15, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have built a tolerance and almost all effects are gone now.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication takes away my pain completely. I have built a tolerance so that it doesn't put me to sleep as well anymore but I can take it in the evening and stay up till midnight and have all of that time pain free. I wish it was ok to take this stuff all the time as a pain reliever. I'm going to ask my doctor about all this next week when I see him.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 15, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 2, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 8, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 7, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (amnesia, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: amnesia, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 4, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for inability to sleep)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: memory and cognition problems

Jul 31, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for inability to sleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild (memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: only lets me sleep a couple of hours at a time. i can take it at 7 pm and still be wide awake at 11.00 i have been taking lunsta for the last week..still only sleep hours at a time.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: memory and cognition problems

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 31, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: sleeping pills do not solve insomnia and is only a temporary help.

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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