147 patient evaluations for Zolpidem

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: All
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:M51y
FM:8y 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

  • 0 helpful marks
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

  • 0 helpful marks
Kaessa
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Kaessa
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F51y
CFS:6y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: g
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

  • 0 helpful marks
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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TheTrishgu
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TheTrishgu
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
34 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: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57
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
25yrRA
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25yrRA
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 54
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Oct 15, 2013 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Made me virtually comatose.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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SoreMomma
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SoreMomma
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F37y
FM:6y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Mar 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Insomnia)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Addictive (prefer to take a pill every night to sleep very soundly), Very hard to wake me)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 18, 2013 (Started Mar 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Addictive (prefer to take a pill every night to sleep very soundly), Very hard to wake me)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have taken a lot of different prescribed sleeping pills and have had very little success with them. With Ambien I have had great success with it. It allows me to actually get several hours of sleep. May not be the full 8 hours, but it defiantly allows me to sleep better.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 12, 2013 (Started Mar 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Addictive (prefer to take a pill every night to sleep very soundly), Very hard to wake me)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 29, 2012 (Started Mar 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: So far I have only had to take this medication twice since I got it. It is take as needed and I have been really trying to fall asleep on my own. There has been times I have had to take it and when I do I take a 1/2 a pill because I can take a 1/2 to full pill a night. It works great to help me fall asleep and I don't wake up the next morning with that "drunk" feeling. I have really enjoyed having the medication by my side.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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