90 patient evaluations for Lorazepam

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Apr 24, 2009 (Started Jul 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This medication made me very tired! So if you have daily reasponsibility I would go a different direction.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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Apr 5, 2009 (Started Mar 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, stumbling, drowsiness, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful when operating machinery. This medicine made me car sick when I was in the car. This medication also causes memory lapses, atleast it did for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: balance problems, stumbling, drowsiness, depressed mood

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Apr 1, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: How quickly it would calm me down.

Oct 26, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Works like a charm!

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Mar 28, 2009 (Started Mar 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for jerky movements)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was only on this for a short time while my neuro experiments with another drug (Amantadine). The Lorazepam worked well at controlling the severe involuntary body movements/convulsions. I will definitely keep it around for future need.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 7, 2009 (Started Feb 07, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 1, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily

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Jan 6, 2009 (Started May 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Would like to be Mellow w/o the tiredness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Nov 5, 2008 (Started May 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This is a great medicine for anxiety and if your having trouble breating.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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Dec 18, 2008 (Started Nov 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Nov 27, 2008 (Started Nov 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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Dec 3, 2008 (Started Aug 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (loss of short term memory)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you take this medication, the key things I think it would be helpful to know are, it takes longer than 30 minutes to take affect. It doesn't always help you get to sleep. You build up a tolerance to it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: loss of short term memory

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Nov 9, 2008 (Started Apr 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, drowsiness

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