6 patient evaluations for Risperidone taken for the purpose of 'psychosis disorder'

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Jun 30, 2012 (Started Nov 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hallucinations)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medication made me fall asleep constantly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

Feb 18, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hallucinations)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, major depressive disorder)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: make u miserable tearfull and fat ;o(
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, weight gain

Jan 9, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for psychosis disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: weight gain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 6, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constant hunger, stiffness in neck, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: good drug..min side effects tried em all and this is the only one with tolerable side effects..
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), constant hunger, stiffness in neck

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2008 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2000 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for racing thoughts)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

Aug 7, 1999 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for racing thoughts)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for psychosis disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gained 100 pounds in less than a year.

  • 0 helpful marks
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