10 patient evaluations for Quetiapine taken for the purpose of 'insomnia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Jun 8, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Substance abuse)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2012 (Started Aug 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleep eating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, fatigue, fainting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Never take if you plan on staying active for longer than 15-30 minutes. Seroquel is very capable of making you faint unexpectedly otherwise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (morning sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't take it too late at night or I will be groggy in the morning.
Side effects: morning sleepiness

  • 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

Jan 21, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, weight gain, daytime sleepiness, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, weight gain, hangover effect, nausea, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2008 (Started Jan 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxiety and frustration)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle twitching (fasciculations), hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: muscle twitching (fasciculations), hangover effect

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 26, 2008 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (loss of energy, daytime sleepiness, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first few days I took it it made me tired as sin... but after a while the effects stop and now I just sleep and wake up refreshed!
Side effects: hangover effect, daytime sleepiness, loss of energy

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Unless you have a strong tolerance for this medication it will completely wipe you out for the entire first half of the following day. Also, beware that once you have taken your pill you only have about an hour until it lays you out completely unconscious.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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