35 patient evaluations for Clonazepam taken for the purpose of 'anxious mood' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jan 10, 2019 (Started Jun 29, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: When going off this med, follow your doctor's recommendations regarding tapering off. Don't just quit! Even with tapering off from a low dose, the increased anxiety I felt in the first week of decreasing my dosage was, uh, challenging. In fact, I didn't think I'd be able to get off the med entirely. It took 4 weeks of gradual decreases to get off.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 15, 2017 (Started Jun 29, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 15, 2018 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Its quite easy for me to take b/c I have a 7-day medcase that I refill every Sunday (for the following week) I actually found a med case that held ALL my prescriptions & multi-supplements & every day is a different color. It still has the least bad side effects but I wish I could go back to x4 daily, but dr's are too paranoid about taking a benzodiazepine & a stimulant (Ritalin) d/t possible heart problems. I have been fine. Without this Rx, I would be living a panic attack 24/7/365
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 13, 2018 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 15, 2017 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 12, 2017 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: This is an effective anti-anxiety medication. I spent years being ran through almost every anti-anxiety rx. I always come back to clonazepam b/c it has the least bad side effects, is accepted by Medicare & is not a financial burden.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 10, 2017 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 3, 2018 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, drowsiness, depressant)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: With the consent of my psychiatristt I have decided to make changes in my medication due to severely stressed since dBS REMOVAL AND SUBSEQUENT mrsa INFECTION OF MY SCALP AND HUSBAND DEPRESSION. I NO LONGER take clonazepam, instead i started lorazepam 1 mg tid
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Oct 16, 2016 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, drowsiness, depressant)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I am much calmer when I am on Clonazepam. Make sure you don't take more than MD instructs
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Nov 22, 2009 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, drowsiness, depressant)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I feel as though I am addicted to it but I get stiff without it
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Feb 18, 2009 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Jan 17, 2009 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

Aug 19, 2008 (Started May 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, sleepiness, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 24, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, fuzzy thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: A couple of months ago doctor Gregory told me to take 0.5 milligram Instead of 0.25 milligram And I would get better results . I'm reluctant to take it at all times But now I am seeing a more positive difference.

Apr 11, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, fuzzy thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I rarely take this medicine any longer because of my job change.

Jan 11, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I don't like taking this because of its long-term effects. I've been needing it much less since I quit my job.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 1982)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 16, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 1982)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Four times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2015 (Started Jun 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2014 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, lack of morning alertness

Dec 2, 2010 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (depressant, lack of morning alertness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, lack of morning alertness

Oct 14, 2008 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (depressant, lack of morning alertness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: depressant, lack of morning alertness

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 24, 2014 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

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Jun 16, 2014 (Started Oct 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rebound insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 28, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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