25 patient evaluations for Quetiapine taken for the purpose of 'bipolar disorder'

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Jul 15, 2017 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 24, 2011 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very good med the only problem is very you can't afford it unless very rich or very poor. Cost is just ridicules I get the med however and whenever I can AZ and Me can help sometimes, put it on my part D right into the donut hole next 3 month order 1200. Living with it splitting pill more anxiety.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 11, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: n/a
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 19, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good if you are able to sleep the next day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 22, 2015 (Started Jun 24, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2015 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood swings)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Switched to Quantipine.. THEY ARE NOT the same (best described not smooth). Now on risperdone (a little manic, OK its kind of fun at my age)
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jan 15, 2015 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mood swings)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Makes me a bit depressed, weight gain. Better then quantipine less harsh. Like saphris better
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jan 10, 2015 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mood swings)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Apr 5, 2010 (Started Sep 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Great for anxiety also
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2014 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lethargic in the the morning)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 29, 2014 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lethargic in the the morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2014 (Started May 07, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (heat intolerance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: lack of motivation, sex drive (libido) decreased, heat intolerance

May 7, 2010 (Started May 07, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heat intolerance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I could not have a normal life without this medication. I would not be able to sleep or keep a sane mind. Any side affects have been of no consquence compared to the benefits I get. Before taking this med I was unable to sleep for days. My mind gets extremely restless, to put it mildly, causing me to feel like I'm going crazy. It has saved my marriage and, more importantly, my life.
Side effects: lack of motivation, sex drive (libido) decreased, heat intolerance

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (depression with suicidal thoughts)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2012 (Started Nov 21, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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