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.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pimavanserin

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

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pimavanserin

Dosage Patients
34 mg daily 2
2.89 mg daily 1
40 mg daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Pimavanserin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
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 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Pimavanserin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Quetiapine (Seroquel) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Pimavanserin

Feb 5, 2009 (Started Nov 23, 2008)

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

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