9 patient evaluations for Risperidone with a adherence rating of Usually

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Feb 9, 2016 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Tourette syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Oct 12, 2015 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tourette syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jul 16, 2015 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tourette syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tourette syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Back on this treatment as my stress levels soared and my Tourettes became a major problem in my day to day living. After a week I am in better control than I was last month.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jun 10, 2011 (Started Jun 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is also used for treating Tourettes Syndrome. My tics and spasms are greatly reduced.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 9, 2015 (Started Jun 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar mixed episodes)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (mania)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Lots of energy... Manic
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 14, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (lactation, weight gain)
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2010 (Started Dec 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it a good medicine,i reduced my sleep to normal
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 15, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 8, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sinusitis symptoms, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Screw this stuff. I couldn't tell if it helped, anyway...
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sinusitis symptoms, decreased sex drive (libido)

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 28, 2009 (Started Sep 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anger)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It works at keeping the psychotic features of schizoaffective dissorder under control, but my sex drive has been stuck in reverse gear since soon after I started it. I was on Abilify with better efficacy and no loss of libido, but Ryan White won't cover it anymore because of budget cuts, so I get the generic with more side effects.
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), anger

Oct 18, 2008 (Started Sep 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anger)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For me, risperdal is not working nearly as well as Abilify, but Ryan White stopped covering Abilify.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), anger

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2008 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2008 (Started Nov 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness in neck, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: stiffness in neck, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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