4 patient evaluations for Sertraline taken for the purpose of 'Major Depressive Disorder' with a side effects rating of Moderate

Itsalwayssomething
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Itsalwayssomething
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 56
Condition: Chronic Pain Syndrome 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Chronic Pain Syndrome

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Nov 15, 2013 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxious mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 22, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxious mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped for 2 weeks in order to have some sort of urinary test done. Started right back up again when [whatever] test was completed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 10, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxious mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taking Cymbalta and Zoloft at the same time (with Lamictal) so I'm not sure what works for what. I DO know that this was diagnosed for OCD, and it didn't work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxious mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My doses went from 50 to 100 to 150 to currently 200mg. I don't remember the dates, my brain is foggy; I'm doing my best to fill things out somewhat correctly here.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxious mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: HOW DO YOU MEASURE HOW MANY SWEETS YOU'VE EATEN IN YOUR LIFE???? Or how many sweets you're eating now? I started on my b'day (I assume <giggle>) and I'm eating a chocolate bar as we speak. I'm not overweight (150#, 5'1"), I just like chocolate.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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thebobo1
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thebobo1
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
54 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Apr 15, 2013 (Started Oct 20, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

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Thornie
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Thornie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:F53y
FM:12y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 22, 2012 (Started May 15, 1999)

  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Panic Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If Sertraline is the right medication for your problem, it works like a charm. Easiest to take before sleep for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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StarSapphire
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StarSapphire
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F57y
FM:5y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 11, 2011 (Started Nov 19, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sweating excessive, Dry mouth (xerostomia), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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