Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 22 7
Depressed mood 11 4
Epilepsy 7 2
Pain 4 0
Anxious mood 3 1

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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
Severe 3
Moderate 7
Mild 1
None 15

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Medications

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 5
Dizziness 4
Balance problems 3
Constipation 3
Depressed mood 3
Stomach pain 3

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Dosages

Based on patients currently using Medications

Dosage Patients
daily 10

Why patients stopped taking Medications

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
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Duration

Currently using Medications

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 5

Stopped using Medications

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 22
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 6
Not at all hard to take 16
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 0
< $25 15
Not specified 6
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2 patient evaluations for Medications

Jul 29, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1982)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Doctor recommendation)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diagnostic reasons)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive pain that I can treat with marijuana)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fasting/skipping meals, sudden complete dry mouth, abnormal lab values, frequent urination, sweet cravings, inability to maintain personal safety)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1982)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Doctor recommendation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for diagnostic reasons)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive pain that I can treat with marijuana)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fasting/skipping meals, sudden complete dry mouth, abnormal lab values, frequent urination, sweet cravings, inability to maintain personal safety)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2010 (Started Feb 15, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for compulsive behavior)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depression with suicidal thoughts)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood changes)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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