13 patient evaluations for Risperidone with a side effects rating of Severe

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Aug 5, 2012 (Started Jul 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sedation, lithium toxicity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sedation

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Jul 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sedation, lithium toxicity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sedation

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 1, 2012 (Started Sep 02, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (made me hear voices., hearing voices)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Sep 02, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (made me hear voices., hearing voices)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2012 (Started Sep 16, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hurt, pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hurt, pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hallucinations)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medication made me fall asleep constantly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

Feb 18, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 14, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (lactation, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: breast milk & weight gain & severe depression & drowsynness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, lactation

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 3, 2011 (Started Jan 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for auditory hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg/2 weeks Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: weight gain, drowzyness too severe to cope with
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, major depressive disorder)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: make u miserable tearfull and fat ;o(
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, weight gain

Jan 9, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: weight gain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 25, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I experienced loss of motor skills to such a degree that I was drooling, not able to eat food properly, and had trouble walking and talking.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 24, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (absence of menstruation (amenorrhea), sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The use of this medicine long term daily should be done with the knowledge that coming off of it later may be difficult for some people. I never had issues titrating off medication before this. Although the medicine did well for my moods it was not worth it for the side effects. Went for about two years without menstruation and now may have to have surgery to correct it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: absence of menstruation (amenorrhea), sex drive (libido) decreased

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 12, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: headaches

  • 0 helpful marks
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