125 patient evaluations for Citalopram

LittleBean
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LittleBean
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
31 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

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Jan 15, 2014 (Started Dec 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 28, 2010 (Started Dec 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I originally took Cipralex for anxiety and moderate depression. My new psychiatrist suggested trying Celexa to better treat the anxiety. So far I like it much better.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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lovette120
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lovette120
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Oct 15, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 22, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2008)

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

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equinya
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equinya
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
25 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started May 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Trichotillomania)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Emotional numbness or flatness, Jaw clenching, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jaw clenching, Insomnia, Emotional numbness or flatness

Jan 11, 2011 (Started May 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Emotional numbness or flatness, Jaw clenching, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: At first, I didn't think that I would be able to continue taking this medication the first 3 weeks was brutal insomnia, tired, and emotionally paralyzed at a constant state of depression. After the first month I started to feel very positive and the months to fallow were fine with mild jaw clenching and lowered libido. I've been taking this medication for some time now and I feel it is no longer helping me improve my depression, it has instead made me emotionally flattened. I do not feel especially happy or sad. I do not want to use a higher dose or another medicine to treat my depression, but instead I want to wean off and feel what it's like to not be emotionally flat again.
Side effects: Jaw clenching, Insomnia, Emotional numbness or flatness

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tammyrose
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tammyrose
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F45y
FM:11y Dx
CFS:4y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 15, 2013 (Started Aug 20, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

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schmin
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schmin
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: most
Description:F44y
FM:20y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 15, 2013 (Started Mar 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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depressed_to_death
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depressed_to_death
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 2
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
39 M
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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May 1, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • 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 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • 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
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

May 13, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • 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
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 30, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • 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
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Train
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new ASD member
Data Quality: 2 stars
32 years
Female
n
ATEC
  • Speech: 2
  • Sociability: 17
  • Sensory/Cognitive Awareness: 16
  • Health/Physical Behavior: 42
  • ATEC score: 77
I have:
Asperger's

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Mar 11, 2013 (Started Jun 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

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lbarbeedoll
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 17, 2013 (Started Jan 31, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
klmichael
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klmichael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Dec 5, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 21, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cronic Depression)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I don't take it, I dive quickly back into sadness
Cost: < $25 monthly

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philiph
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philiph
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Oct 30, 2012 (Started Jan 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (Male sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: go with the newer version...supposed to have less side affects

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