78 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

foxmafia
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foxmafia
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F32y
FM:5y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 1, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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MiagiPanda
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MiagiPanda
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 3
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 4
External Stress: Overwhelming
25 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: vb
I have:
Bipolar II

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Apr 16, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Psychosis Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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skater
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skater
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
40 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Feb 15, 2011 (Started Nov 21, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Mood swings: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

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one_step_closer
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one_step_closer
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: None
28 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Borderline Personality

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Aug 10, 2011 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Suicidal ideation: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excess saliva

Aug 10, 2010 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Suicidal ideation: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excess saliva

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vwarehame
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vwarehame
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Low
22 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: vg
I have:
Schizophrenia

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Jan 16, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Schizophrenia: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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briguy4u8
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briguy4u8
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
39 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Mar 1, 2012 (Started Jan 20, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't feel physically sick like I did before I took it (most likely being physically sick from depression)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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damnitkelsey
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damnitkelsey
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 2
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
19 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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May 25, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Schizoaffective Disorder: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all

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damnitkelsey
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damnitkelsey
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 2
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
19 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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Feb 15, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Kate21
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Kate21
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 2
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
24 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Borderline Personality

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May 26, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication really saved my life. It acts like a fire retardant blanket over my intense emotions. Now I experience emotions at a controllable and pleasant intensity level. When I took it alone (without any other medication) it did lead to a flat lined type of apathy. It was unpleasant and caused depression. This has been alleviated by the addition of Lamotrigine. Abilify does still cause general mental slowness, that increases with a higher dosage, however my doctor and I have managed this symptom to a tolerable level with a very low dose.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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zoomer
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zoomer
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
59 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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May 28, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started back on Abilify after a month of trying Saphris instead. I have good results with Abilify
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 5, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the reason my Pdoc is stopping this med is because I am switching to a anti-psychotic that might not be as sedating. I have had a sudden exhaustion problem. Since my dose of Abilify is quite high(40mg) she is thinking this side effect of tiredness may be coming from the Abilify. This is a disappointment as the drug has been so effective for years.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 26, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 6, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 40mg a day which I needed a pdoc to advocate for as it is above what insurance wanted to pay. This med does increase the effectiveness of my antidepressant. This was demonstrated at the initial time I began treatment with Abilify. Therefore, it helps my depression part of the bipolar to an extent that is observable. Also, mania has diminished to remaining at hypo level when it does occur. My psychotic symptoms have subsided. I no longer experience hallucinations, delusions, etc Any initial side effects have diminished. I experience no side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take Abilify at night as it has sedating effect. I take it for reducing/eliminating manic episodes and psychosis. Increased effectiveness of anti-depressant from personal observation. I no longer exhibit any side effects from this medication. Initially experienced some tardive-dyskinesia (lip, mouth twitching)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 24, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take Abilify at night because of it's sedating effects especially at high dose of 40mg. I experienced slight tardive diskenisia when starting this med. No long term effects. Since starting this dose over two years ago, I have not had a full blown manic. I believe it also boosts the efficacy of my antidepressant.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Great efficacy for reducing manic episodes, Have not experienced that annoying 'lip smack' (tardive dis) I do believe that Abilify boosts my antidepressent. I take all 40mg. at night now on advice from Pdoc as it has a sedating component.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 3, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was not taking my abilify for several weeks. Started taking it as prescribed and noticed a moderate improvement in overall mood.....less agitation esp.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 13, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication has proved so beneficial to my stability that i am willing to endure a little negative side effect although this particular one is serious enough that I will monitor closely.

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Mania: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 19, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 21, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some side effects such as the shakes or dizziness, are short term and went away after a short time for me when I just stuck it out.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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