9 patient evaluations for Quetiapine with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Jul 15, 2017 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I 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

  • 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

Jul 31, 2011 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (exhaustion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (exhaustion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 27, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxiety and sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar manic episodes)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i started at a low dose, but needed to titrate up. eventually i was at 400mg(approx?) and had gained 30lbs. we finally decided that the weight gain was unhealthy and tried something else. didn't sleep for a couple weeks more than a few hrs a nite. dropped 30+lbs. decided i HAD to be on it, but found that 100mg coupled with 1 or 2 mg klonepin worked very well, and no weight gain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 3 helpful marks

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

Jun 8, 2009 (Started May 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (restless feeling in arms, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restless feeling in arms, weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 6, 2009 (Started Nov 16, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (problems concentrating, hangover effect, daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Drowsiness, hard to get up in the morning.
Side effects: problems concentrating, hangover effect, daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 21, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 13, 2008 (Started Mar 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2250 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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