24 patient evaluations for Olanzapine

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Apr 15, 2005 (Started Jan 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: While taking this medication for two separate periods of 3 months I gained a total of 80-90 pounds because of the constant food cravings. I would avoid this medication at all costs.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2004 (Started Apr 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Problems concentrating)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sedation, Lethargy, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Side effects: Sedation, Lethargy, Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2000 (Started Jan 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 1999 (Started Dec 24, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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