79 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

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May 11, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (insomnia, anxious mood, weight gain, vivid dreams, agitation, nightmares, restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you feel like your body shakes and you can't control it, it could be an adverse reaction. It could be a seizure. if this happens tell your doctor RIGHT AWAY!
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia), agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, nightmares, increased appetite, insomnia, anxious mood, insomnia, anxious mood

Jan 13, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, anxious mood, weight gain, vivid dreams, agitation, nightmares, restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you at all think that you're having internal muscle movements that you can't control, TELL YOUR DOCTOR! I told, and I was taken down from 15 mg to 5mg.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia), agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, nightmares, increased appetite, insomnia, anxious mood, insomnia, anxious mood

Dec 6, 2008 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood, vivid dreams, agitation, nightmares, restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If someone is taking this medication, they may experience the adverse reactions or severe versions of the regular side effects. if they do, they should tell their caregiver As Soon As Possible!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia), agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, nightmares, increased appetite, insomnia, anxious mood, insomnia, anxious mood

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May 11, 2009 (Started Feb 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, anxious mood, increased appetite, pain worsened, tachycardia (fast heart rate), restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate), restlessness (akathisia), pain worsened, increased appetite, fatigue, anxious mood, fatigue, anxious mood

Feb 24, 2009 (Started Feb 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxious mood, tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it can cause rapid hear rate and higher blood pressure and not good for diabetics,plus chance of developing the involuntary movements so weight the benefits (see my unexpected ones too) and decide if it is worth trying or continuing if u do try
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate), restlessness (akathisia), pain worsened, increased appetite, fatigue, anxious mood, fatigue, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

May 24, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, restless feeling in legs, vivid dreams, agitation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just make sure the Dr. knows what they are doing
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: agitation, restless feeling in legs, vivid dreams, insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Apr 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (insomnia, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: insomnia, anxious mood, insomnia, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 23, 2009 (Started Sep 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 12, 2009 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take it at night because it can cause drowsiness.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 9, 2008 (Started Mar 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (restless feeling in legs)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Side effects: restless feeling in legs

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 5, 2009 (Started May 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 8, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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