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Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
5/19/2013 2:40:55 PM

Reviewer: shawn, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
black cherry taste my "a"..hard to get out of container. makes me sleepy at first and then when get up in am start acting very manic. yelling at my animals, also don't want to be around people. I'm not sure yet. better than serequel. Am losing weight instead of gaining but jeez, the mania is not a good thing for me. will give a little more time cuz sick of bouncing around wit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
4/27/2013 11:27:36 AM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication KILLED my daughter! She died of toursades de pointe while taking this medication in combination with effexor.

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
4/26/2013 6:33:32 PM

Reviewer: sickofmedsthatdontwork, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
EXTREMELY bad side effect of not being able to sleep for almost a month after I stopped taking! At most I got one hours sleep a night and not even ambien could get me to sleep longer for more than 3 weeks after i stopped it. i'll stick with my bi polar, these meds have worse side effects (for me) than the disease they are supposed to treat!.

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
4/20/2013 2:50:00 AM

Reviewer: nikki, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is my second night taking this. I like it so far. It helps me go to sleep faster. I just don't like the taste that stays in my mouth. I am starting to feel a lot better

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
4/4/2013 7:07:11 PM

Reviewer: Woodie77, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I did really well on Saphris. I felt good. I was sleeping and had a lot of energy that wasn't mania. I took it in the morning because I couldn't sleep after taking it; it made me feel nervous at first. My symptoms gradually got worse until about 3 weeks after beginning Saphris I noticed that I would get restless and have trouble sitting still about 2 hours after taking the drug. Then afte ... Show Full Comment

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