What is Amisulpride?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Solian

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See also: E-med-Forte

Amisulpride (brand-name Solian) is an international antipsychotic drug sold by Sanofi-Aventis used to treat psychoses and schizophrenia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bipolar disorder 5 2
Psychosis disorder 5 0
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) 4 4
Borderline personality disorder 2 0
Schizophrenia 2 0
Bipolar I disorder 1 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Amisulpride

Side effect Patients Percentage
Diabetes type 2 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Extrapyramidal syndrome 1
Fever/chills 1
Obesity 1
Pain in knee(s) 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Amisulpride

Dosage Patients Percentage
100 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Amisulpride

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Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 4
Side effects too severe 4
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently taking Amisulpride

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Amisulpride

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 3
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Amisulpride after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Quetiapine (Seroquel) 1
Valproate Sodium (Epilim) 1

Patients stopped taking Amisulpride and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Aripiprazole (Abilify) 1
Bupropion (Wellbutrin) 1
Last updated:
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