46 patient evaluations for Risperidone

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Aug 13, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxiety attacks)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (facial tremor)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: facial tremor

Aug 10, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxiety attacks)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (facial tremor)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This treatment caused me too much nervousness, tremor when speaking, and fatigue. Based on those side effects, I stopped treatment after discussion with my psychiatrist.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: facial tremor

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Mar 12, 2010 (Started Feb 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (lack of motivation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My mood has been stabilized, but suppressed from mania episodes.
Side effects: lack of motivation

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May 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Severe (major depressive disorder, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: make u miserable tearfull and fat ;o(
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, weight gain

Jan 9, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: weight gain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, weight gain

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Nov 25, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I experienced loss of motor skills to such a degree that I was drooling, not able to eat food properly, and had trouble walking and talking.

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Sep 22, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Dec 12, 2000 (Started Dec 12, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

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Feb 23, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine helps with mood swings
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: memory problems

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Mar 3, 2011 (Started Jan 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for auditory hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg/2 weeks Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: weight gain, drowzyness too severe to cope with
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 2, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for autism spectrum disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication worked in the beginning to calm my son, but eventually the efficacy reduced and we kept having to increase the dose. We were uncomfortable going too high so we've discontinued.

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Apr 14, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, lactation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: breast milk & weight gain & severe depression & drowsynness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, lactation

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