79 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

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Apr 15, 2009 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood, weight gain, restless feeling in legs, nightmares)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Side effects: restless feeling in legs, weight gain, nightmares, increased appetite, anxious mood

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Dec 20, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mania)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: anxious mood, insomnia, nightmares

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Dec 19, 2008 (Started Mar 05, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mania)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, sleepiness

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Nov 21, 2008 (Started Oct 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (anxious mood, vivid dreams, agitation, nightmares, suicidal thoughts or urges, restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think that if/when being put on this medication you should be supervised very closely. I attempted suicide while on this medication. It changed my thoughts and behaviors in such a drastic way and I could not control it at all.
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia), suicidal thoughts or urges, agitation, vivid dreams, nightmares, anxious mood, nightmares

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Sep 25, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (restless feeling in legs, agitation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had a great reduction of both psychotic symptoms and bi-polar manic episodes, but Ryan White stopped covering it because of budget cuts and the expense of the drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restless feeling in legs, agitation, agitation

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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

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Aug 10, 2007 (Started Feb 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 30, 2005 (Started Nov 27, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (insomnia, anxious mood, agitation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Side Effects can be different for everyone. See what works for you.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: agitation, insomnia, anxious mood, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2003 (Started Sep 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Abilify caused extreme mania to develop, followed by a suicide attempt. Personal choice to discontinue
Side effects: mood swings

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