21 patient evaluations for Lorazepam with a side effects rating of Mild

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Jul 25, 2016 (Started Aug 17, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inability to sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for horrifying nightmares)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (better sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 3, 2016 (Started Feb 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sluggishness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: it's fast acting, so I always have some close by. that way I only have to take it if I need it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I thought it was working well for me, but my doctor changed it to Alprazolam. I was often drowsy after taking it and my husband did not like this effect.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 18, 2015 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drug dependence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 22, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drug dependence)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 5, 2012 (Started Aug 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I only take it when necessary now. Before last relapse, i took it once in morning with my other meds. I have heard that its very addicting, so be careful! When I was hospitalized due to relapse, the doc at hospital kept pumping me with IV form and i became addicted. I was a zombie, wanted to sleep all the time, very confused and out of it. went to oral when i got home and slowly weaned off to where i only use it as needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, fatigue

May 19, 2010 (Started Aug 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: fatigue at first, taking it daily,fatigue stopped. now keeps me calm instead of freaking out!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

May 16, 2011 (Started Jan 27, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (memory loss, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: tiredness, memory loss

Aug 19, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory loss, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I would advise to find something that does not prevent or lessen the Gaba part of the brain for sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, memory loss

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 4, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I used this to help me sleep and it helped for a while, but then I experienced another intense bought of depression and it wasn't enough for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: brain fog, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 27, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Agitation/ Shortness of breath)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Aug 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild (puffy eyes, sinus congestion, pain in ear, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My eyes seem to be puffy and swollen in morning. When I tried to lower dosage, the rib pain worsened, so it must be of some help other than RLS. I would not be able to sleep without it. It also seems to quiet my urgent bladder in that I rarely have to go to the bathroom during the night.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: pain in ear, sinus congestion, puffy eyes, drowsiness

Dec 11, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild (puffy eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: pain in ear, sinus congestion, puffy eyes, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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