2 patient evaluations for Quetiapine taken for the purpose of 'bipolar I disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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May 9, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2015 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Switched to Quantipine.. THEY ARE NOT the same (best described not smooth). Now on risperdone (a little manic, OK its kind of fun at my age)
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jan 15, 2015 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Makes me a bit depressed, weight gain. Better then quantipine less harsh. Like saphris better
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jan 10, 2015 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Apr 5, 2010 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Great for anxiety also
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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