7 patient evaluations for Quetiapine with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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May 9, 2017 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar depressive episodes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar depressive episodes)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 24, 2010 (Started Sep 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (oversleeping (too much sleep))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was at 150 mg but had to cut it in half because I was sleeping way to much. I would becareful on this medicine because you can become sleep dependant on it. I am not sure how long though if you go off the Seroquel.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: oversleeping (too much sleep)

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 17, 2010 (Started Jul 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication makes me sleepy very quickly. After 15 to 30 minutes I feel very tired and find it difficult to stay awake. The effect has lessened somewhat recently but is still pronounced. It also leaves me very groggy in the morning. It does seem to be working. I can't say I notice any significant change but others have commented that they see an improvement in my mood.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 27, 2010 (Started Jan 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: ?
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I would fall asleep, but never felt rested but drugged during the day. I gained 50 lbs!

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2008 (Started Jan 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxiety and frustration)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hangover effect, muscle twitching (fasciculations))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: muscle twitching (fasciculations), hangover effect

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 29, 2008 (Started Oct 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Excellent medication to supplement with existing SSRI/SSNRI Tx.
Side effects: weight gain

Oct 22, 2008 (Started Oct 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good Med!
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
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