91 patient evaluations for Lorazepam

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May 4, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Loss of depth perception)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medicine can be takin during the day, but only in small amounts. Otherwise you will be asleep and out of it at your desk! Its great to take at night! Lets you sleep!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Loss of depth perception

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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 (myoclonus))
  • 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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