Apr 23, 2010 (Started Dec 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for social anxiety)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2010 (Started Dec 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for social anxiety)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: tolerance must be prevented, of course.......5-40+ mg/day of Memantine, along with 2-7 day breaks every once in a while, works quite well to prevent tolerance to the antidepressant/antianxiety effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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