10 patient evaluations for Quetiapine with a adherence rating of Usually

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Jul 15, 2017 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 24, 2011 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very good med the only problem is very you can't afford it unless very rich or very poor. Cost is just ridicules I get the med however and whenever I can AZ and Me can help sometimes, put it on my part D right into the donut hole next 3 month order 1200. Living with it splitting pill more anxiety.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

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Oct 11, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: n/a
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 19, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good if you are able to sleep the next day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: doctor said it could raise my blood pressure, even though I dont have a blood pressure problem, she didnt want me taking it. she said there are more effective medicine to help you sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2014 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lethargic in the the morning)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 29, 2014 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lethargic in the the morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 5, 2010 (Started Oct 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you can get prescribed the extended release do so. It it at lease 70% better.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

Mar 13, 2010 (Started Oct 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If at all possible try and ask your doctor for the delayed release or quetiapine XL version. I started this in september last year after a year of the old quetiapine it was a much more pleasant experience compared to the old drug. Unfortunatly the only benefit of this drug is that it calms mania, reduces the occurence of the psychosis and somewhat numbs you so you don't know what you feel. Can't say much more really. Other than it doesn't half make you sleepy... zzzzzzzzzzzzz
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

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Dec 5, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar mixed episodes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 2 different mgs of Seroquel two 25 mgs in the a.m. and two 200 mg in the evening and I have to make sure I don't mix them up....
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 21, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, weight gain, daytime sleepiness, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, weight gain, hangover effect, nausea, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 10, 2008 (Started Oct 10, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a medication that my psychiatrist prescribed in conjunction with the Effexor XR to stabilize my mood. Because it also has a sedating effect on me it also helps with my insomnia. The only burden of this medication for me is the cost (I don't have any insurance right now). I'm definitely paying for a brand name because there aren't any generic equivalents available yet.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: weight gain

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Sep 16, 2008 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Unless you have a strong tolerance for this medication it will completely wipe you out for the entire first half of the following day. Also, beware that once you have taken your pill you only have about an hour until it lays you out completely unconscious.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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