80 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

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one_step_closer
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Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
30 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Borderline Personality

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Apr 18, 2017 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Prolactin increased)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excess saliva

Aug 10, 2011 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Suicidal ideation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Excess saliva, Restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excess saliva

Aug 10, 2010 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Suicidal ideation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Excess saliva, Restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excess saliva

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Samnpolly
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Samnpolly
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 42
Condition: TBI 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
TBI

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Apr 12, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just take it as prescribed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Feb 6, 2017 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I went from 40mg daily to 30mg daily a few months ago and have no noticeable difference in it's efficacy. I consider Abilify to be a good medication. I have not experienced a full blown manic episode since starting on it seven years ago. I rarely even swing to hypomania. My depression used to be a constant and I credit Abilify for augmenting my antidepressant, stopping my psychosis, and eliminating mania. This has been an effective medication for 6-7 years. I take this medication at night because it has become sedating for me. Now I credit it for helping me sleep, also!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 19, 2016 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: ditto all the past evaluations
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 29, 2015 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I consider Abilify to be a good medication. I have not experienced a full blown manic episode since starting on it six years ago. I rarely even swing to hypomania. My depression used to be a constant and I credit Abilify for augmenting my antidepressant, stopping my psychosis, and eliminating mania. This has been an effective medication for 6-7 years. I take this medication at night because it has become sedating for me. Now I credit it for helping me sleep, also!
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 28, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started back on Abilify after a month of trying Saphris instead. I have good results with Abilify
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 5, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Tardive dyskinesia, Tiredness increased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the reason my Pdoc is stopping this med is because I am switching to a anti-psychotic that might not be as sedating. I have had a sudden exhaustion problem. Since my dose of Abilify is quite high(40mg) she is thinking this side effect of tiredness may be coming from the Abilify. This is a disappointment as the drug has been so effective for years.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 26, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 6, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 40mg a day which I needed a pdoc to advocate for as it is above what insurance wanted to pay. This med does increase the effectiveness of my antidepressant. This was demonstrated at the initial time I began treatment with Abilify. Therefore, it helps my depression part of the bipolar to an extent that is observable. Also, mania has diminished to remaining at hypo level when it does occur. My psychotic symptoms have subsided. I no longer experience hallucinations, delusions, etc Any initial side effects have diminished. I experience no side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take Abilify at night as it has sedating effect. I take it for reducing/eliminating manic episodes and psychosis. Increased effectiveness of anti-depressant from personal observation. I no longer exhibit any side effects from this medication. Initially experienced some tardive-dyskinesia (lip, mouth twitching)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 24, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take Abilify at night because of it's sedating effects especially at high dose of 40mg. I experienced slight tardive diskenisia when starting this med. No long term effects. Since starting this dose over two years ago, I have not had a full blown manic. I believe it also boosts the efficacy of my antidepressant.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tardive dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Great efficacy for reducing manic episodes, Have not experienced that annoying 'lip smack' (tardive dis) I do believe that Abilify boosts my antidepressent. I take all 40mg. at night now on advice from Pdoc as it has a sedating component.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 3, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tardive dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was not taking my abilify for several weeks. Started taking it as prescribed and noticed a moderate improvement in overall mood.....less agitation esp.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 13, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tardive dyskinesia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication has proved so beneficial to my stability that i am willing to endure a little negative side effect although this particular one is serious enough that I will monitor closely.

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 19, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 21, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some side effects such as the shakes or dizziness, are short term and went away after a short time for me when I just stuck it out.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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KKmom
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KKmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Mild
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Aug 2, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

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pattimarie
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pattimarie
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F58y
FM:25y Dx
CFS:22y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 6, 2016 (Started Aug 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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tigger13039
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tigger13039
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 25, 2016 (Started Apr 16, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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vwarehame
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vwarehame
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 24
Condition: POTS 6 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vg
I have:
POTS

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Mar 7, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jan 16, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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homesick
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homesick
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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Dec 15, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had to discontinue use due to chronic insomnia and sleepwalking

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Chrismh1
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Chrismh1
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Low
45 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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Dec 9, 2015 (Started Jul 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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FibroMom63
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FibroMom63
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F53y
FM:14y Dx
CFS:25y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 5, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

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