14 patient evaluations for Hydroxyzine taken for the purpose of 'anxious mood'

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Apr 11, 2018 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: when I know I will be entering a stressful or knowingly PTSD triggering situation I premedicate, otherwise, I use it when I feel the beginnings of an anxiety attack or panic attack. Usually, it prevents an anxiety attack if used prior, or decreases the anxiety/panic attack if used after
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Mar 8, 2018 (Started Nov 07, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Four times daily

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Apr 3, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 15, 2015 (Started Aug 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Weekly

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May 15, 2015 (Started Nov 15, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sinus congestion)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness increased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Unexpected side effect - it decreased the time it took for other meds to start working and made them more effective.

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Feb 24, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for seasonal allergy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Dec 15, 2013 (Started Dec 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for itching)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

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Jun 24, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have to decide when I can take it as it makes me very tired. I cannot drive after taking the Visteril.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I finally had to stop taking the Vistaril as the tiredness just wouldn't go away and I hated being even more tired than I already was. I was really dragging and I addressed this to my psychiatrist. Dr. O and I talked about my anxiety over the course of some visits and he pointed out some triggers that I could avoid and we agreed that I could stop taking it. Any other medication would react too negatively with my other meds so I decided that I would handle my anxiety by taking a few big, deep breaths when I felt real stressed and this would help calm me better than any pill could.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 15, 2011 (Started Apr 15, 2011)

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

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Dec 1, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: All this did really was make me sleepy and hungry
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

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