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Condition: Other
5/10/2009 8:34:52 PM

Reviewer: 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

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Condition: Other
5/4/2009 9:16:24 PM

Reviewer: 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My son uses this medication for anger problems. It works good,But sometimes it gives him hot flashes and headaches.

Condition: Other
3/19/2009 4:57:09 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have schizoaffective disorder, and found that this drug did work for the most part the side effects were too extreme for me(rigidness, dry mouth and extreme weight gain, about a hundred pounds) i found my symptoms were better controlled with just litium and trazadone.

Condition: Other
2/17/2009 9:18:22 AM

Reviewer: Helpful, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My elderly mother 89 was diagnosed with Paranoia. She heard voices telling her terrible things. Once place on this medication she rarely hears voices. She does appear to be medicated. She's slowed down quite a bit but has continued her daily functions. It's a relief to know she doesn't hear the bad voices anymore. Although for myself and family members it was hard to adjust to seeing h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/6/2008 6:03:43 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Very low side effect of drowsiness after first couple days. After treatment the last 14 years with ssri's and benzo's- for generalized anxiety and dysthymia, I was recently switched to ssri's with a side of 0.5 mg twice daily Risperdal. I felt better this past month than since first succombing to mental illness issues (anxiety and depression) at age 22.

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