Citalopram

depressed_to_death's Citalopram History (Stopped)
40 mg Daily Apr 01 - Oct 15, 2011
60 mg Daily Oct 15, 2011 - May 13, 2012
40 mg Daily Jun 01, 2012 - Feb 06, 2013
Stopped Doctor's advice May 13, 2012
Stopped Did not seem to work Feb 6, 2013
Stopped Doctor's advice May 1, 2013

depressed_to_death's Citalopram is for…

  • Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

depressed_to_death's side effects of Citalopram…

  • Sex drive (libido) decreased Apr 1, 2011

Evaluations


May 1, 2013

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost
$100-199 monthly

Feb 6, 2013

Dosage
40 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost
$100-199 monthly

May 13, 2012

Dosage
60 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost
$100-199 monthly

Dec 30, 2011

Dosage
60 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost
$100-199 monthly

About Citalopram (Prescription Drug)

Citalopram hydrobromide (HBr) is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Citalopram affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression. It is used in the treatment of depression.

Learn more about Citalopram in our Citalopram Community Report.