3 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole taken for the purpose of 'Increase effect of another treatment' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Mar 1, 2015 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I had to stop taking this because of the weight gain issue.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 28, 2009 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If offered, I would try it. It has helped change my life.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Oct 25, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (restlessness (akathisia), benign breast tumor, galactorrhea, Breast abscess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia)

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (restlessness (akathisia), galactorrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Abilify stopped, to a large extent, my ruminative thoughts & constant social anxiety. It has really helped. However, when I increased my dosage the first time I tried 5 mgs, I suffered severe akathisia, which was horrifying. Be careful with your titration!
Side effects: restlessness (akathisia)

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2011 (Started Nov 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mood swings)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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