77 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

Wen
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Wen
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F50y
FM:20y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 18, 2009 (Started Jul 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Severe (Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia), Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: watch for signs and symptoms of high blood sugar if you are diabetic. I am diabetic and my blood sugar was in the 300 range on a dosage of 7.5 mg daily. When weaned down to 2.5 mg daily my blood sugars came down to normal but I spent a month on insulin.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia), Fatigue

Jan 2, 2009 (Started Jul 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: unknown if severe fatigue caused by meds, combo of meds, fibro or both. No cost for me because I have Medicaid as a secondary insurance because I have no income while awaiting disability hearing
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia), Fatigue

  • 1 helpful mark
Mazin Z
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Mazin Z
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
44 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
OCD

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Jul 7, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Psychosis Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Restless feeling in legs, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: Restless feeling in legs, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks
sammieky
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sammieky
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
53 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Jun 1, 2009 (Started Apr 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Severe (Anxious mood, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Insomnia, Anxious mood, Insomnia, Anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
orrb4
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orrb4
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
54 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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May 28, 2009 (Started Aug 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar rapid cycling)
  • side effects
    Severe (Increased ataxia, Tremors increased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Tremors increased, Increased ataxia

Oct 18, 2008 (Started Aug 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Tremors increased, Increased ataxia

  • 0 helpful marks
Rea
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Rea
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
53 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
PTSD

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May 24, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Mild (Agitation, Vivid dreams, Restless feeling in legs, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just make sure the Dr. knows what they are doing
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Agitation, Restless feeling in legs, Vivid dreams, Insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks
redheadleo
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redheadleo
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
29 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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May 11, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • side effects
    Severe (Increased appetite, Nightmares, Agitation, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Weight gain, Anxious mood, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you feel like your body shakes and you can't control it, it could be an adverse reaction. It could be a seizure. if this happens tell your doctor RIGHT AWAY!
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Agitation, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Weight gain, Nightmares, Increased appetite, Insomnia, Anxious mood, Insomnia, Anxious mood

Jan 13, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Increased appetite, Nightmares, Agitation, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Weight gain, Anxious mood, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you at all think that you're having internal muscle movements that you can't control, TELL YOUR DOCTOR! I told, and I was taken down from 15 mg to 5mg.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Agitation, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Weight gain, Nightmares, Increased appetite, Insomnia, Anxious mood, Insomnia, Anxious mood

Dec 6, 2008 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Increased appetite, Nightmares, Agitation, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If someone is taking this medication, they may experience the adverse reactions or severe versions of the regular side effects. if they do, they should tell their caregiver As Soon As Possible!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Agitation, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Vivid dreams, Weight gain, Nightmares, Increased appetite, Insomnia, Anxious mood, Insomnia, Anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
lotus_in_bloom
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lotus_in_bloom
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F46y
FM:15y Dx
CFS:?y
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 11, 2009 (Started Feb 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Pain worsened, Increased appetite, Heart rate increased, Internal restlessness (akathisia), Anxious mood, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Side effects: Internal restlessness (akathisia), Pain worsened, Increased appetite, Heart rate increased, Fatigue, Anxious mood, Fatigue, Anxious mood

Feb 24, 2009 (Started Feb 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • side effects
    Mild (Heart rate increased, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it can cause rapid hear rate and higher blood pressure and not good for diabetics,plus chance of developing the involuntary movements so weight the benefits (see my unexpected ones too) and decide if it is worth trying or continuing if u do try
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Internal restlessness (akathisia), Pain worsened, Increased appetite, Heart rate increased, Fatigue, Anxious mood, Fatigue, Anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
pezzerific
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pezzerific
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 61
Condition: 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

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May 5, 2009 (Started Sep 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Mania)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 6, 2009 (Started Sep 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Mania)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Keeps the manic episodes down to a minimum; when I do experience mania, it is now vastly reduced.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
GeoJim
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GeoJim
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 43
Condition: 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: b

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Apr 15, 2009 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Increased appetite, Nightmares, Restless feeling in legs, Weight gain, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Side effects: Restless feeling in legs, Weight gain, Nightmares, Increased appetite, Anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
bipolarangel
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bipolarangel
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 38
Condition: 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: b

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Dec 20, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • side effects
    Mild (Nightmares, Anxious mood, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Anxious mood, Insomnia, Nightmares

  • 0 helpful marks
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