10 patient evaluations for Doxepin

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lusciousblkmale0053
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lusciousblkmale0053
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
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VL 40
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Jul 14, 2016 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depression with anxiety)
  • side effects
    Mild (Excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The unexpected positive effect is causing drowsiness, which allows me to sleep at least eight full hours without worrying about the burden of insomnia, this has been a positive side effect since the Nov. 2013 month and year since I began taking Doxepin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Les1952
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Les1952
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Dec 30, 2015 (Started May 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Panic attacks)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Originally I started to take it for insomnia and depression. I was constantly waking due to panic attacks so Doctor put me back on Resterol.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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KAB62
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KAB62
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F53y
FM:14y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 22, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Groggy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take 8-10 hours prior to the time you want to wake. Morning drowsiness.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Rainpebble28
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Rainpebble28
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: Sarcoidosis 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Sarcoidosis

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Sep 11, 2012 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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freedom38
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freedom38
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jan 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps with my appetite

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Ladywolf319
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Ladywolf319
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 32
Condition: CRPS II 29 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Severe
I am: vb
I have:
CRPS II

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Somnolence)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Daytime sleepiness, Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily

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ALB11708
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ALB11708
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:M64y
CFS:6y Dx
I am: vg
I have:
ME/CFS

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Sep 15, 2010 (Started May 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Mild (Groggy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Groggy next day
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Groggy in morning

Jun 29, 2010 (Started May 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Groggy in morning

May 30, 2010 (Started May 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Groggy in morning

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

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Aug 13, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Discontinued before evaluating possible benefits for insomnia. Actually an antideppresent used in very small doses everynight reported in studies to help insomnia.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 4, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't think this works for me. Mypdoc had studies and stats that a very small dose of Doxepin at bedtime would cause less insomnia and help me sleep. Doesn't work for me yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: It has not really been approved for insomnia per say. It is an anti-depressant.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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bassoongirl
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bassoongirl
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 27
Condition: Migraine 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vb
I have:
Migraine

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Apr 1, 2009 (Started Mar 10, 2009)

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

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Bryan Scott
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Bryan Scott
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
55 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Feb 22, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Chest pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I dropped back to my old dosage of 100 mg, no more chest pain, but I dont think this particular med is beneficial, I will talk will my Doc tomorrow/Monday and see if he wants to make any other changes
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Chest pain

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