What is Passionflower?

Category: Supplements

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Passionflower is a herb used to treat insomnia, anxiety, epilepsy, neuralgia, and withdrawal syndromes from opiates or benzodiazepines.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 6 4
Insomnia 2 1
Pain 2 0
Anxiety attacks 1 0
Difficulty staying asleep 1 5
Inability to handle stress (bad stress reactions) 1 0

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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 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Passionflower

Side effect Patients
Sleepiness 1
Slow to wake in morning 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Passionflower

Dosage Patients
2 capsule(s) three times daily 1
1capsule(s) as needed 1
2tbs. as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Passionflower

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Expense 1
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Duration

Currently taking Passionflower

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Passionflower

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 7
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 7
Not specified 5
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1 patient evaluation for Passionflower

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LoneScout
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LoneScout
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
41 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Bipolar I

See LoneScout's full Passionflower history

May 13, 2010 (Started May 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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