119 patient evaluations for Citalopram

chasmengr
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chasmengr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 18, 2010 (Started Feb 08, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Now only 10 days on generic Celexa (switched to save money); was on Lexapro for 22 months, and never had such issues Now have major Insomnia (2 days & nights with only couple hours of fitful sleep), moderate dry throat (coughing), moderate racing thoughts, minor anxiety, noticeable increased intensity of MS symptoms (probably from lack of sleep). Skipped Celexa dose yesterday in effort to get sleep. Slept hard last night; still early in recovery today. Went back to Lexapro this morning. Called doctor's office to let them know.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tremors increased, Difficulty falling asleep, Increased ataxia, Dry cough, Sleep problems, Anxious mood, Racing mind, Difficulty sleeping through night

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Girly49
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Girly49
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 8, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: worked great but I am going on azilect and it is not recommended to take celexa with azilect
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Anxious mood, Nervousness, Depressed mood

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Anna-Magdalena
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Data Quality: 2 stars
63 years
Female
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  • Speech: 3
  • Sociability: 14
  • Sensory/Cognitive Awareness: 12
  • Health/Physical Behavior: 8
  • ATEC score: 37
I have:
Autism

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Jan 18, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I recently increased dosage from 20 mg to 40 mg. It made for a significant lessening of depression

Nov 23, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

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chaylene
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chaylene
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: All
external_stress: None
Stickman: some
Description:F67y
CFS:?y
FM:6y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 1, 2010 (Started Jan 08, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1.5 x 10 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: Weight gain

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turkey3
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turkey3
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I have:
MS

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Dec 19, 2009 (Started Dec 17, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue, Brain fog

Jan 11, 2009 (Started Dec 17, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue, Brain fog

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FataleNoir
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FataleNoir
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 2
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
28 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: vg
I have:
Phobia

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Nov 25, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking this medication due to me deciding to quit all meds for a few months. The side effects were none and it really did pretty well in raising my mood.

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asherah20
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asherah20
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 36
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: b
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Nov 14, 2009 (Started Nov 14, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxiety attacks: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: if dose is forgotten. Head buzzing and naseua is experienced.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty with orgasm

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Ya Mon
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Ya Mon
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Oct 24, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: FDA-approved, effective treatment for depression with few side effects has significantly improved my quality of life.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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stormyhorse
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stormyhorse
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Oct 6, 2009 (Started May 29, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've found that Celexa is more of a mood stabilizer.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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zad
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zad
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 56
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Oct 3, 2009 (Started Jul 15, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the meds I have tried including this one I haven't found to relieve anything, I find it does nothing but add to my syptoms. This drug is on the $4.00 list, so the cost is the only thing that works for me
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleep problems, Sweating increased, Memory lapses (brain blinks), Decreased appetite, Fatigue, Anxious mood, Brain fog

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