A study for a 53-year old woman who takes Seroquel, Savella, Elavil
Summary: 289 female patients aged 53 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 53 year old female patient who has Bipolar Disorder, Fibromyalgia, Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,141 Seroquel users)
Savella has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 3,392 Savella users)
Elavil has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 11,897 Elavil users)
What are the conditions
Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote. (latest reports from 46,836 Bipolar Disorder patients)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 27,010 Fibromyalgia patients)
Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl. (latest reports from 277,322 Depression patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 289 females aged 53 (±5) who take Seroquel, Savella, Elavil are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Bipolar Disorder, Fibromyalgia, Depression
- Seroquel - EQ 400MG BASE (quetiapine fumarate): used for 5 - 10 years
- Savella - 50MG (milnacipran hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months
- Elavil - 50MG (amitriptyline hydrochloride): used for 5 - 10 years
eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Seroquel is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||66.67%|
(2 of 3 people)
(1 of 2 people)
|Savella is effective||n/a||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
|Elavil is effective||n/a||33.33%|
(1 of 3 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||Depression||Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Eagles Syndrome (recurrent pain in the oropharynx and face)||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||Cognitive Deterioration (memory impairment)||Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)|
|Anxiety||Confusional State||Chest Pain||Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Teeth Clinching (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep)||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)|
|Suicidal Ideation||Anxiety||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||Myoclonic Jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles)||Back Pain|
|Headache (pain in head)||Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)||Diarrhoea||Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)||Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)||Depression Aggravated||Weight Increased|
|Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||Vision Blurred||Alexia||Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)||Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)||Weight Increased||Tearfulness (excess tearing)||Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||Crying||Excessive Skin||Metabolic Syndrome (a combination of the medical disorders that, when occurring together, increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease)||Diabetic Complication||Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)||Painful Red Eyes||Blood Cholesterol Increased|
|Renal Pain (kidney pain)||Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)||Depression Aggravated||Insomnia (sleeplessness)||Arthralgia (joint pain)||Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||Urinary Tract Infection||Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)|
|Blood Calcium Decreased||Memory Impairment||Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||Pneumonia||Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||Back Pain||Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)||Pain|
|Asthenia (weakness)||Insomnia Nec (sleeplessness)||Diabetic Coma (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)||Tachycardia Paroxysmal (a form of tachycardia which begins and ends in an acute (or paroxysmal) manner)||Muscle Strain (an injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibres tear)||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Seroquel for Bipolar Disorder reported by 268 people (updated 2 days ago)
- Savella for Fibromyalgia reported by 330 people (updated 8 hours ago)
- Elavil for Depression reported by 79 people (updated 2 days ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Bipolar Disorder (82 drugs in 3,303 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
- Depression (165 drugs in 22,485 reports) (updated 2 hours ago)
- Fibromyalgia (98 drugs in 2,832 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
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