8 patient evaluations for Alprazolam taken for the purpose of 'Panic attacks' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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echoj
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echoj
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: None
46 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jul 29, 2014 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jul 8, 2010 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Panic attacks)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This medication has helped me with my feelings as they become overwhelming, or situations that I start to panic about as well as to sleep when my mind will not stop touching on everything and I can't stop it.

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iMOVE4PD
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iMOVE4PD
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 13, 2013 (Started Oct 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Inability to handle stress (bad stress reactions))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Panic Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Cyprian1
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Cyprian1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 14, 2010 (Started Nov 07, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • side effects
    Severe (Dizziness (vertigo), Anger and irritability between doses)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: highly addictive , if i even forget to take 1 , i begin having withdrawals ...
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness (vertigo), Anger and irritability between doses

Sep 20, 2008 (Started Nov 07, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    Severe (Dizziness (vertigo), Anger and irritability between doses)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Started taking .05 mgs. in 2001 .. was gradually increased over time and ended up taking 6 - 1 mg. tabs a day .. the anxiety and panic got worse ... so after weaning myself down to 3 -4 , 1 mgs. tabs a day , made a plan with my therapist and pcp to get off this drug as it is most likely not needed anymore ... the side effects of withdrawal are horrendous, but necessary to get off this highly addictive and misused drug ...
Side effects: Dizziness (vertigo), Anger and irritability between doses

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emceedowell
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emceedowell
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
33 M
I have:
GAD

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Feb 3, 2010 (Started Sep 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

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blondiebubbles
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blondiebubbles
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 30
Condition: 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Dec 4, 2009 (Started Oct 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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bettrn
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bettrn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Nov 3, 2009 (Started May 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxiety and frustration)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was taken off for now to try the valium for the severe muscle spasms that I have in my right lower leg. It will hopefully help the anxiiety too.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

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ashhenry
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ashhenry
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:F36y
FM:8y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 4, 2009 (Started May 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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helpmeifyoucan
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helpmeifyoucan
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age:
Condition: 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Nov 30, 2008 (Started Feb 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Panic attacks)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Sleepiness

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