148 patient evaluations for Zolpidem

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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 Dec 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug (limited to my experience) should only be taken at bedtime as it is equally as uneffective as it is dangerous to not follow the instructions as prescribed by your Doctor.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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suzzie
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suzzie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: severe
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 4, 2015 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily

May 18, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily

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JandyM
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JandyM
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 56
Condition: CADASIL 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
CADASIL

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Mar 12, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleep walking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Some people cannot tolerate this medication for sleep issues. I do not experience being groggy the morning after, I don't raid the refrigerator at night, drive, etc. I have a couple sleep-walking instances in 12 years of using it. It is the only thing I've tried (prescription, herbal, OTC) that turns off my brain so I can sleep.

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lazaras
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lazaras
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:M52y
FM:9y Dx
CFS:7y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 22, 2015 (Started Sep 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Inability to sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

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sarahpenn33
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sarahpenn33
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 37
Condition: Tarlov Cyst 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Tarlov Cyst

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Jan 7, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Pay attention to holidays so u dont end up without meds .
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 3, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't forget to check the refill dates so u don't run out
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Kaessa
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Kaessa
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F51y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 1, 2015 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Headaches, Groggy in morning, Bizarre dreams)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Groggy in morning

Feb 24, 2013 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Groggy in morning, Bizarre dreams)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It lets you sleep, but you never get deep sleep. I would usually dream all night long and never have a really restful sleep. It was better than nothing, but I'm glad I'm finally off of it (taking Trazadone REALLY helps my sleep a lot).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Groggy in morning

Aug 22, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Groggy in morning, Bizarre dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Groggy in morning

Nov 17, 2009 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Groggy in morning

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PamsaRN
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PamsaRN
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 15, 2014 (Started Jan 06, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Morning sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: sleeping was very hard for me. It seems I am tired constantly but, never sleepy. We were switching to Ambien 10 mg and not extended relief in hopes that I will go to sleep faster and have less fatigue in mornings.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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1988transplantpatient
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1988transplantpatient
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 29y
  • Organ: Kidney
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
  1. Kidney : 27y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Anxiety for unknown reasons)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

May 1, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Anxiety for unknown reasons)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I started getting panic attacks for no reason. I suspected possible interaction with atenolol so the dr offered me trazodone since its like a 2 in one for anxiety and insomnia.

Apr 30, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Apr 2, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Apr 14, 2010 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I RARELY take this. Only if I REALLY need to and I'm having severe sleep trouble where I need one night of good rest, or I have something important the next day where I NEED good uninterrupted sleep. The side effects are you get high off of it and you hallucinate. It's strange and yet another reason why I rarely take it.

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TheTrishgu
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TheTrishgu
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
35 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Jan 28, 2014 (Started May 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
LFSunspot
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LFSunspot
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 58
Condition: Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak

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Jan 11, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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