What is Methotrimeprazine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Levomepromazine Nozinan PMS-Methotrimeprazine

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Methotrimeprazine is a nonopiod analgesic, it is used in the treatment of schizophrenia or psychosis, in the management of pain, as an adjunct to general anesthesia, for the management of nausea and vomiting and for sedation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Insomnia 4 2
Fibromyalgia 3 0
Bipolar II disorder 1 0
Daytime sedation 1 0
Dysphoric mania 1 1
Fear 1 0

Show all 10 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Methotrimeprazine

Side effect Patients
Apathy 1
Confusion 1
Sleepiness 1
Slurred speech 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Methotrimeprazine

Dosage Patients
15 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Methotrimeprazine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Methotrimeprazine

Duration

Currently taking Methotrimeprazine

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Methotrimeprazine

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Methotrimeprazine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Gabapentin (Neurontin) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Methotrimeprazine

Nov 1, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dysphoric mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

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