81 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole

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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

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May 5, 2009 (Started Sep 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 6, 2009 (Started Sep 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Keeps the manic episodes down to a minimum; when I do experience mania, it is now vastly reduced.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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
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