29 patient evaluations for Hydroxyzine

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Apr 11, 2018 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: when I know I will be entering a stressful or knowingly PTSD triggering situation I premedicate, otherwise, I use it when I feel the beginnings of an anxiety attack or panic attack. Usually, it prevents an anxiety attack if used prior, or decreases the anxiety/panic attack if used after
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 18, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 12, 1996 (Started Mar 12, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle tension)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 23, 2009 (Started Mar 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 2, 2009 (Started Dec 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for itching)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It may or may not affect the itch. Either way, you'll be too drowsy to care. I honestly don't think it lessens this particular itch, but I itch less while I'm knocked out on it.
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness, drowsiness, morning sleepiness if taken too late in the evening)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication was prescribed for me to take as needed for anxiety. It helps my body relax when I am exhausted but my body feels like it is running a marathon and will not allow me to rest. The downside for me is it makes me very sleepy for a long time and I have to be alert to help care for my wheelchair confined 78 year old mother.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: morning sleepiness if taken too late in the evening, drowsiness, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2010 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inability to sleep)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Without this medication I would not sleep..
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 13, 2010 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for injection site reaction)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Aug 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this was really worthless for my anxiety.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness, drowsiness

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Aug 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Made me very sleepy therefore could not be used for daytime anxiety if working/driving/ etc. Efficacy for anxiety so slight.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness, drowsiness

Sep 7, 2009 (Started Aug 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is not doing anything but give me the nods. Used on two separate occasions.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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