What is Pimavanserin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Nuplazid

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Pimavanserin is a drug that is purported to treatment different types of psychoses, including schizophrenia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hallucinations 4 3
Visual hallucinations 3 4
Delusions 2 1
Drug induced psychosis 1 0

  • 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 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pimavanserin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Back pain 1
Dry mouth at night 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pimavanserin

Dosage Patients Percentage
34 mg daily 2
2.89 mg daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Pimavanserin

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Pimavanserin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Quetiapine (Seroquel) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Pimavanserin

Feb 5, 2009 (Started Nov 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth at night, stomach pain, back pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: could eliminate or reduce hallucinations
Side effects: stomach pain, dry mouth at night, back pain

Dec 23, 2008 (Started Nov 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night, stomach pain, back pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Side effects: stomach pain, dry mouth at night, back pain

  • 1 helpful mark
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