18 patient evaluations for Quetiapine with a side effects rating of Mild

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Jul 15, 2017 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 24, 2011 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very good med the only problem is very you can't afford it unless very rich or very poor. Cost is just ridicules I get the med however and whenever I can AZ and Me can help sometimes, put it on my part D right into the donut hole next 3 month order 1200. Living with it splitting pill more anxiety.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

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Dec 19, 2016 (Started Jul 13, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use Seroquel to help me sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 3, 2015 (Started Dec 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 17, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 21, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 20, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 30, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 28, 2012 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sonmulence, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, apathy, get paranoid that people are purposely not answering my messages, delayed sleep phase syndrome, heightened paranoia during withdrawal, somnolence, alternating feelings of rage and despair, weight gain, wheight increase, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: On the whole not a drug I would recomend and as I am now in my 60's with a chance of dementia which the FDA state a increased risk of death during treatment I am monitoring it. Also I am taking phenytoin and that is known to have adverse effects when taken along side with quetiapine.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 15, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, fatigue, fainting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Never take if you plan on staying active for longer than 15-30 minutes. Seroquel is very capable of making you faint unexpectedly otherwise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 6, 2011 (Started Jul 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 3, 2011 (Started May 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: There is no generic for seroquel so I was astounded to find out that a bottle of these pills costs about $600 without insurance. When my husband lost his job, we had to pay for cobra just to afford this medication. This medication manages my disorder completely. I would go on a more affordable medication if I didn't have a thyroid disorder so this is pretty much the only one I can use.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

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Jan 21, 2011 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve fluid intake / hydration)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I managed quite well taking the Seroquel for my bipolar mixed condition & I didn't have any unexpected benefits & there were no negative impacts on my daily life.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (morning sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't take it too late at night or I will be groggy in the morning.
Side effects: morning sleepiness

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May 12, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (itching, itchy hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After 300 mgs of this drug I find myself to be itchy everywhere so I know I am allergiic just taking a smaller doseage... It does cause slight itching once in awhile... It does keep me from a lot of extra sensory that I cannot handle too much of anymore. I am thinking of stopping it altoghter though....
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: itchy hands, itching

Feb 19, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (itching, itchy hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Slight itchiness on my palms.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: itchy hands, itching

Jun 1, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (itching, itchy hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am slightly allergic to it as with most drugs in the categories that would heal me. I get a bit of itching and redness on my palms since this medication was started.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: itchy hands, itching

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