23 patient evaluations for Alprazolam with a side effects rating of Mild

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Jul 19, 2017 (Started Jan 01, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I have stopped using Alprazolam I BC it made me feel odd. I only used it occasionally.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2016 (Started May 15, 2016)

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

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Jul 25, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle tension)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drug dependence, Need more so I Have to be careful., constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use this daily in combo with my other meds and take a heavier dose to control severe upper leg/butt pain. Since I fear addiction, I keep the dose as low as I can. I do have trouble sticking to a lower dose after I use a heavy dose for the pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 28, 2011 (Started Nov 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fear of public or open places (agoraphobia))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This treatment worked very well for me, was on it for over 3.5 yrs. New doctor wants to change up and see if a new combo will reduce the overall number of pills I have to take each day ( all meds included ).
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 5, 2011 (Started Nov 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Dec 7, 2009 (Started Nov 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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Sep 27, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drug dependence, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Makes me feel a bit sedated when I take it every day. It's very easy to become dependent. Still, it's the only thing that's ever truly help me sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, drug dependence

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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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Jan 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I deleted this treatment because I already had listed as Xanax XR
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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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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Sep 23, 2009 (Started Jan 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (problems concentrating, memory problems, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: problems concentrating, constipation, memory problems

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