124 patient evaluations for Citalopram

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May 3, 2010 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's working so far okay, but I'm still on a low dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Mar 31, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I like this medicine, I take it an hour before bed and sleep like a baby and wake up most of the time refreshed.

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Apr 1, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 27, 2010 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 7, 2010 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Emotional lability)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Maybe I didn't give enough time, but it didn't work for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 6, 2010 (Started Apr 14, 2006)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (just haveto rememberto takeasprescribed.Sometimes feels as if it wears off near the evening)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This seemed to workmuchbetter@the 40mg dosage. At the lower doses I would just feel like I was overwhelmed and blow at times.
Side effects: just haveto rememberto takeasprescribed.Sometimes feels as if it wears off near the evening

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Feb 18, 2010 (Started Feb 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Increased ataxia, Tremors increased, Racing mind, Sleep problems, Difficulty falling asleep, Dry cough, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Now only 10 days on generic Celexa (switched to save money); was on Lexapro for 22 months, and never had such issues Now have major Insomnia (2 days & nights with only couple hours of fitful sleep), moderate dry throat (coughing), moderate racing thoughts, minor anxiety, noticeable increased intensity of MS symptoms (probably from lack of sleep). Skipped Celexa dose yesterday in effort to get sleep. Slept hard last night; still early in recovery today. Went back to Lexapro this morning. Called doctor's office to let them know.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tremors increased, Difficulty falling asleep, Increased ataxia, Dry cough, Sleep problems, Anxious mood, Racing mind, Difficulty sleeping through night

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2010 (Started Apr 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: worked great but I am going on azilect and it is not recommended to take celexa with azilect
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Anxious mood, Nervousness, Depressed mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Jan 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 x 10 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
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