123 patient evaluations for Citalopram

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Missy180
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Missy180
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Mild
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 20, 2016 (Started Apr 18, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increased anxiety)
  • side effects
    Severe (Panic attacks, Anxious mood in the morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I absolutely cannot take this medication. The second day I had the most horrible panic attack that I've had in over ten years.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 19, 2016 (Started Apr 18, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increased anxiety)
  • side effects
    Mild (Panic attacks, Anxious mood in the morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
dtouchstonez
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dtouchstonez
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F64y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 14, 2015 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 13, 2015 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Am currently in the process of coming off of this medicine - taking half the dose for one week then will stop completely and start Cymbalta....
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 8, 2015 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
isafakir
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isafakir
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Overwhelming
72
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
PTSD

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Oct 13, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Loss of sex drive (libido), Worsening depression)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i don't really remember my dosage. it seemed to help at first. i stopped taking it because of zero libido, and growing depression, black depression, which improved when i stopped it. having some libido at age 71 is less depressing.

  • 0 helpful marks
Tommy Maker
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Tommy Maker
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

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Sep 1, 2015 (Started Dec 03, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Lack of motivation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: There is the perception around antidepressants which is false. It is valid treatment for what could otherwise be a debilitating personal stasis. It is well worth getting past the negative perception and trying this treatment especially when ALS becomes a monkey on your back
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 11, 2015 (Started Dec 03, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Useful for lack of motivation.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Fibrobella
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Fibrobella
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
41 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Mar 15, 2015 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
marie1970
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marie1970
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F46y
CFS:18y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Mar 7, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Overeating Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Overeating)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 5, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not clinically depressed, so did not help for that, but did wonders with concentration (diagnosed with CFS/ME 1998 and Polymyalgia Rheumatica 2015).
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
JedRy01
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JedRy01
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 2
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: None
44 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Bipolar I

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Dec 23, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Severe (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine destroys sex drive

  • 0 helpful marks
Mirrianda
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Mirrianda
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F48y
FM:6y Dx
CFS:23y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 19, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not any side effects can take with out food can't really even tell you are on anything except you feel better.

  • 0 helpful marks
AutumnFairy
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AutumnFairy
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F45y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Polar B
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Polar B
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
50 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Feb 15, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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