5 patient evaluations for Doxepin taken for the purpose of 'insomnia'

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Dec 30, 2015 (Started May 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (panic attacks)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Originally I started to take it for insomnia and depression. I was constantly waking due to panic attacks so Doctor put me back on Resterol.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 22, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess in morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take 8-10 hours prior to the time you want to wake. Morning drowsiness.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jan 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps with my appetite

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Aug 13, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Discontinued before evaluating possible benefits for insomnia. Actually an antideppresent used in very small doses everynight reported in studies to help insomnia.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 4, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't think this works for me. Mypdoc had studies and stats that a very small dose of Doxepin at bedtime would cause less insomnia and help me sleep. Doesn't work for me yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: It has not really been approved for insomnia per say. It is an anti-depressant.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 22, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (chest pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I dropped back to my old dosage of 100 mg, no more chest pain, but I dont think this particular med is beneficial, I will talk will my Doc tomorrow/Monday and see if he wants to make any other changes
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: chest pain

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