9 patient evaluations for Alprazolam with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Dec 16, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restlessness (akathisia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 5, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restlessness (akathisia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restlessness (akathisia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2010 (Started Sep 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: problems concentrating, constipation, constipation

Dec 7, 2009 (Started Sep 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (problems concentrating, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: problems concentrating, constipation, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 4, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness when looking at a screen)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: slept better and anxiety decreased
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness when looking at a screen

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 22, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 5, 2009 (Started Apr 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (migraine headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: take as only needed, a very dependent drug only a four hour life span
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: migraine headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anger and irritability between doses, sedation, drowsiness, sleepiness, problems concentrating, balance problems, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Side effects: anger and irritability between doses, sedation, balance problems, drowsiness, sleepiness, memory problems, problems concentrating

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 29, 2008 (Started Aug 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sedation, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Panic Attacks should not be confused with Anxiety Attacks. Panic attacks, often mistaken as a heart attack, are acute and cause physical complications when untreated. For me, my first panic attack landed me in the hospital. Subsequent attacks were controlled with Xanax 4mg P.O., as ordered via physician. (NOTE: NEVER EXCEED DOSAGE WITHOUT MEDICAL COSULT). Acute panic attacks can persist when not treated. For me, my HR when resting raced 130-150bpm in the ER. Secondary and more severe indications of panic attacks are rashes and periphal numbness, such have occured less than ten times. Medical consult explained physical symptoms are caused by prolonged hyperventaltion, which deprives the body of O2 and increases CO2. Excessive CO2 was said to catalyze hives/rashes.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sedation, sleepiness

Oct 22, 2008 (Started Aug 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sedation, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Side effects: sedation, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 8, 2008 (Started Oct 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, problems concentrating, balance problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Don't take it if you have to drive a car or anything; it makes me really dizzy. I'm also on another medication that makes me dizzy, so I don't know how much is each medication's fault, but I noticed a strong increase in the dizziness on the day I took these pills vs my normal everyday pills of the other medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness, headaches, problems concentrating, balance problems

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Apr 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sedation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sedation

  • 1 helpful mark
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