82 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 9, 2015 (Started Jul 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 5, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 27, 2015 (Started Jun 08, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 22, 2015 (Started Jun 08, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and dizziness, drowsy in morning, loss of sense of taste)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication has literally saved my life. I went from feeling suicidal every second of every day to it not even crossing my mind from the day I started taking it and I now feel that I have the motivation to sort out my life.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 14, 2015 (Started Jun 09, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (migraine headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2015 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I had to stop taking this because of the weight gain issue.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 28, 2009 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If offered, I would try it. It has helped change my life.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2014 (Started Sep 06, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for paranoid schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for schizophrenia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped Abilify about 1.5 years ago. I can't tell the difference.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 13, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle rigidity, stiffness in legs, restless feeling in legs, weight gain, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 19, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle rigidity, stiffness in legs, restless feeling in legs, weight gain, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 25, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (muscle rigidity, stiffness in legs, restless feeling in legs, weight gain, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 29, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizophrenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizoaffective disorder)
  • 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: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 16, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a good medicine for when you feel hostile
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (chronic hyperglycemia, diabetes type 2)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Abilify was a life-saver for me and I took it for years with absolutely no noticeable side effects. In September, 2013 my general doctor discovered my blood sugar and triglycerides were at a dangerous level so my psychiatrist discontinued my Abilify.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jan 8, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started taking Abilify as a mood stabilizer for my Bipolar Disorder after I stopped taking Depakote ER. I've been taking it for several years and have had no side effects except the benefit of feeling stable. My only problem with it is the high price which I sometimes need to get assistance with.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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