50 patient evaluations for Zolpidem with a side effects rating of Mild

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Mar 23, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (double vision (diplopia), drugged feeling)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: double vision (diplopia)

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (double vision (diplopia), drugged feeling)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: double vision (diplopia)

Feb 9, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: double vision (diplopia)

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 12, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleep walking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Some people cannot tolerate this medication for sleep issues. I do not experience being groggy the morning after, I don't raid the refrigerator at night, drive, etc. I have a couple sleep-walking instances in 12 years of using it. It is the only thing I've tried (prescription, herbal, OTC) that turns off my brain so I can sleep.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 7, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Pay attention to holidays so u dont end up without meds .
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 3, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't forget to check the refill dates so u don't run out
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2014 (Started Jan 06, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (morning sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: sleeping was very hard for me. It seems I am tired constantly but, never sleepy. We were switching to Ambien 10 mg and not extended relief in hopes that I will go to sleep faster and have less fatigue in mornings.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxiety for unknown reasons)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

May 1, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxiety for unknown reasons)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I started getting panic attacks for no reason. I suspected possible interaction with atenolol so the dr offered me trazodone since its like a 2 in one for anxiety and insomnia.

Apr 30, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Apr 2, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Apr 14, 2010 (Started Jun 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I RARELY take this. Only if I REALLY need to and I'm having severe sleep trouble where I need one night of good rest, or I have something important the next day where I NEED good uninterrupted sleep. The side effects are you get high off of it and you hallucinate. It's strange and yet another reason why I rarely take it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleep walking (somnambulism))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 25, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hyperactivity)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Aug 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (multiple sclerosis)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Ambien worsened my MS symptoms over time.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 19, 2011 (Started Sep 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Doctor recommendation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: accept higher dose for first few weeks, then lower it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: excessive sleeping (hypersomnia)

  • 0 helpful marks
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