What is Medication Management?

Category: Others

Most popular types: Pill Organizer

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Medication management can help you organize and manage medications to prevent medication errors.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 40 27
General health 35 25
Bipolar rapid cycling 22 13
Major depressive disorder 13 22
Depressed mood 7 11

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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 6
Moderate 12
Mild 20
None 48

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Medication Management

Side effect Patients Percentage
Weight gain 7
Fatigue 4
Anxious mood 3
Memory problems 3
Tiredness 3
Balance problems 2

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Dosages

Based on patients currently using Medication Management

Dosage Patients Percentage
monthly 6
daily 4
as needed 2
twice daily 2
weekly 2
1 mg weekly 1
50 g daily 1
every 3 months 1
every 6 weeks 1
three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Medication Management

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 5
Did not seem to work 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Doctor's advice 2
Expense 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently using Medication Management

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 9
10 years or more 8

Stopped using Medication Management

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 6
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 60
Usually 24
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 15
A little hard to take 28
Not at all hard to take 37
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 2
$100-199 7
$50-99 4
$25-49 2
< $25 41
Not specified 30
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5 patient evaluations for Medication Management

Feb 18, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: You must take care of yourself: exercise, get enough sleep, drink lots of water, take your vitamins....then add medication and continue to take care of yourself. Medication won't help much if you are not taking care of yourself.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for all of the above)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 20, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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