2 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole taken for the purpose of 'Increase effect of another treatment' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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Dec 22, 2012 (Started Mar 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 11, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (restlessness (akathisia), nightmares, agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, anxious mood, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you feel like your body shakes and you can't control it, it could be an adverse reaction. It could be a seizure. if this happens tell your doctor RIGHT AWAY!
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia), agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, nightmares, increased appetite, insomnia, anxious mood, insomnia, anxious mood

Jan 13, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (restlessness (akathisia), nightmares, agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, anxious mood, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you at all think that you're having internal muscle movements that you can't control, TELL YOUR DOCTOR! I told, and I was taken down from 15 mg to 5mg.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia), agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, nightmares, increased appetite, insomnia, anxious mood, insomnia, anxious mood

Dec 6, 2008 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (restlessness (akathisia), nightmares, agitation, vivid dreams, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If someone is taking this medication, they may experience the adverse reactions or severe versions of the regular side effects. if they do, they should tell their caregiver As Soon As Possible!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia), agitation, vivid dreams, weight gain, nightmares, increased appetite, insomnia, anxious mood, insomnia, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
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