8 patient evaluations for Aripiprazole taken for the purpose of 'borderline personality disorder'

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Apr 29, 2018 (Started Sep 27, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Asperger's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness in jaw, tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

Oct 19, 2017 (Started Sep 27, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Asperger's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness in jaw, tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

Oct 18, 2017 (Started Sep 27, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Asperger's syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stiffness in jaw, tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

  • 2 helpful marks

Feb 21, 2018 (Started Jun 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

Aug 2, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 18, 2017 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for prolactin increased)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: excess saliva

Aug 10, 2011 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for suicidal ideation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excess saliva, restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: excess saliva

Aug 10, 2010 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for suicidal ideation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (excess saliva, restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: excess saliva

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 9, 2015 (Started Jul 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (spacing out)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: spacing out

Feb 18, 2011 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: spacing out

Nov 7, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Side effects: spacing out

Jan 28, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (spacing out)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Side effects: spacing out

  • 0 helpful marks

May 26, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication really saved my life. It acts like a fire retardant blanket over my intense emotions. Now I experience emotions at a controllable and pleasant intensity level. When I took it alone (without any other medication) it did lead to a flat lined type of apathy. It was unpleasant and caused depression. This has been alleviated by the addition of Lamotrigine. Abilify does still cause general mental slowness, that increases with a higher dosage, however my doctor and I have managed this symptom to a tolerable level with a very low dose.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2003 (Started Sep 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Abilify caused extreme mania to develop, followed by a suicide attempt. Personal choice to discontinue
Side effects: mood swings

  • 0 helpful marks
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