65 patient evaluations for Alprazolam taken for the purpose of 'anxious mood'

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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

May 21, 2016 (Started Dec 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: After being prayed for, and physically and mentally healed at church, I no longer take any brain meds at all. My wife and I can really tell a difference!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 12, 2016 (Started Dec 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Pray about your condition. God heals!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 27, 2016 (Started Dec 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 2, 2015 (Started Dec 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use a weekly dosage container, and am able to stick with recommended dosages.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 18, 2015 (Started Feb 01, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 29, 2014 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jul 8, 2010 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This medication has helped me with my feelings as they become overwhelming, or situations that I start to panic about as well as to sleep when my mind will not stop touching on everything and I can't stop it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 6, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2013 (Started Dec 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 13, 2013 (Started Oct 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inability to handle stress (bad stress reactions))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 5, 2013 (Started Nov 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia (less than 2 hours sleep))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

Nov 16, 2012 (Started Nov 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia (less than 2 hours sleep))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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