11 patient evaluations for Bupropion with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Sep 19, 2017 (Started Apr 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2012 (Started Apr 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have someone you trust remind you to take the medicines. I have my wife who reminds me, although I have the medicine in the cupboard by the glasses. When I experience headaches with the buproprion, I take some Aleve or Motrin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although the side effect burden for me was unpleasant, I would strongly encourage keeping an open mind about bupropion. For many people, its side effect profile is much less difficult than some other antidepressants. It is available as a generic (which is a cost savings), and works well for many.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 25, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2010 (Started Mar 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 28, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 13, 2010 (Started Jun 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle pain, fever, rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Side effects: fever, muscle pain, rash or skin problems

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2010 (Started Mar 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry throat, facial spasm, dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 10, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle twitching)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (agitation, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The majority of people I've spoke to who have or are taking this medication are very satisfied with this medication
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: agitation, constipation

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Dec 18, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: try it. keep it if it works.if not stop treatment
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: anxious mood

  • 1 helpful mark
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