79 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

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Dec 15, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had to discontinue use due to chronic insomnia and sleepwalking

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 9, 2015 (Started Jul 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 5, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 27, 2015 (Started Jun 08, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 22, 2015 (Started Jun 08, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and dizziness, drowsy in morning, loss of sense of taste)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication has literally saved my life. I went from feeling suicidal every second of every day to it not even crossing my mind from the day I started taking it and I now feel that I have the motivation to sort out my life.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 14, 2015 (Started Jun 09, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (migraine headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2015 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I had to stop taking this because of the weight gain issue.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 28, 2009 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If offered, I would try it. It has helped change my life.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2014 (Started Sep 06, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for paranoid schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped Abilify about 1.5 years ago. I can't tell the difference.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 13, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle rigidity, stiffness in legs, restless feeling in legs, weight gain, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 19, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle rigidity, stiffness in legs, restless feeling in legs, weight gain, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 25, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (muscle rigidity, stiffness in legs, restless feeling in legs, weight gain, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 29, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 16, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a good medicine for when you feel hostile
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (spacing out)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: spacing out

Feb 18, 2011 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: spacing out

Nov 7, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Side effects: spacing out

Jan 28, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (spacing out)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Side effects: spacing out

  • 0 helpful marks
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