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

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Jan 5, 2013 (Started Nov 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia (less than 2 hours sleep))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

Nov 16, 2012 (Started Nov 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia (less than 2 hours sleep))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine can make you feel very tired.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: problems concentrating

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 26, 2010 (Started Mar 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: XANEX WAS GIVEN TO ME BY MY FAMILY DR.FOR THE OCCASIONAL PANIC ATTACKS AND SLEEP.MY PAIN DR.HAS CONTINUED WITH IT .NOW ITS BEEN 4 YEARS AAND I DO NEED TO UP THE DOSAGE.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 21, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, problems concentrating, balance problems, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: this medication controlls my anxiety and panic attacks. Without it I have shortness of breath, severe sweating, shaking, and my blood pressure goes through the roof. This is a must have medication for me, and because it is addictive I only take it when I have a full blown anxiety and panic attack. Since July 2009 I have taken 30 0.5 mg.
Side effects: problems concentrating, memory problems, memory problems, balance problems, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2009 (Started Jul 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worsened Depression symptoms after Daily use for 2 months, Cognitive Impairment, mild Inhibition of Recognition of Passage of Time, overall, Xanax was quite helpful, the benefits far outweighed the negatives. It is most helpful for less than 4 weeks of use, after use for multiple months, It starts to cause significantly more negative side effects, and generally worsens all symptoms. Short term use is much more beneficial.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 17, 2009 (Started Jan 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: TAKE EXACTLY AS DIRECTED
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2008 (Started Jun 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sedation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med is very addictive. Try not to use it to much only when needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sedation

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 29, 2008 (Started Aug 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 12, 2005 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Alprazolam works w/ my Trazadone to help my sleep but leaves me groggy for a long time. I can't take it if I have plans the next day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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