2 patient evaluations for Risperidone taken for the purpose of 'psychosis disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Nov 6, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constant hunger, stiffness in neck, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: good drug..min side effects tried em all and this is the only one with tolerable side effects..
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), constant hunger, stiffness in neck

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Nov 24, 2008 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

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