13 patient evaluations for Risperidone with a cost of Not specified

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May 9, 2017 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar mixed episodes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg/2 weeks Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar mixed episodes)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg/2 weeks All the time (24/7)

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2015 (Started Jul 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for schizotypal personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, drowsiness, lactation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 2, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for autism spectrum disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication worked in the beginning to calm my son, but eventually the efficacy reduced and we kept having to increase the dose. We were uncomfortable going too high so we've discontinued.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 12, 2010 (Started Feb 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (lack of motivation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My mood has been stabilized, but suppressed from mania episodes.
Side effects: lack of motivation

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 25, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I experienced loss of motor skills to such a degree that I was drooling, not able to eat food properly, and had trouble walking and talking.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 5, 2009 (Started Apr 28, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 28, 2009 (Started Sep 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anger)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It works at keeping the psychotic features of schizoaffective dissorder under control, but my sex drive has been stuck in reverse gear since soon after I started it. I was on Abilify with better efficacy and no loss of libido, but Ryan White won't cover it anymore because of budget cuts, so I get the generic with more side effects.
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), anger

Oct 18, 2008 (Started Sep 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anger)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For me, risperdal is not working nearly as well as Abilify, but Ryan White stopped covering Abilify.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), anger

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 23, 2008 (Started Nov 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2008 (Started Nov 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness in neck, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: stiffness in neck, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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