8 patient evaluations for Quetiapine with a cost of $25-49

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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

Mar 26, 2011 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychotic symptoms (anxiety depression fear))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication made me really sleepy when my pdoc tried to titrate up so I have remained on the lowest dose and it seems to work for me (at least for the insomnia). Not real positive it is having an effect on my psyche.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 7, 2010 (Started Nov 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, word fishing, loss of short term memory, distractibility)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, word fishing, distractibility, loss of short term memory

Feb 11, 2010 (Started Nov 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, word fishing, loss of short term memory, distractibility)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is very effective in controlling my bipolar mania, however, it has caused me to gain nearly 80lbs in 2 years
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, word fishing, distractibility, loss of short term memory

  • 3 helpful marks

Feb 3, 2010 (Started Jan 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Seroquel was supposed to be a calming medication to allow me to sleep. It did not work for me. Although calming, I still could not sleep, waking several times a night.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 28, 2010 (Started Dec 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (shakiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Right before my doctor advised to wean myself off seroquel, I was having severe shaking episodes almost like seizers. Rapid heart beat, difficult breathing, headaches and panic attacks. I felt as though I was dying. I was afraid to go to sleep at night.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: shakiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 23, 2009 (Started May 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 23, 2009 (Started Jan 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 26, 2008 (Started Jan 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 350 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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