129 patient evaluations for Escitalopram

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jcavese
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jcavese
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 51
Condition: Endometrial Cancer 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Endometrial Cancer

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Feb 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 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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Jun 28, 2011 (Started Jun 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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mistysong64
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mistysong64
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 51
Condition: Diabetes Type 2 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

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Jun 10, 2011 (Started Jun 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar II Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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derek_eire
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derek_eire
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
46 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vg
I have:
Bipolar II

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May 6, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased

  • 0 helpful marks
Tim049265
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Tim049265
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 51
Condition: AIDS 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
AIDS

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May 5, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jan 22, 2010 (Started Jan 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine makes me feel like I am on speed.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
prettybabyu
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prettybabyu
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 22, 2011 (Started Oct 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
kidneykorner
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kidneykorner
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 42y
  • Organ: Kidney(2)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Kidney : 26y Transplanted
  2. Kidney : 8y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Apr 21, 2011 (Started Aug 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Weight gain so I had to stop and change to something else
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
GeoFizz
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GeoFizz
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: Ankylosing Spondylitis 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Apr 15, 2011 (Started Oct 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug worked great for my "Logical" mind. I felt more like the scientist I am and less emotional. I felt that my mood was leveled and I was less likely to have an emotional reponse to stressful situations. I only went off this drug because I lost my insurance and could no longer afford it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased

May 3, 2010 (Started Oct 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This particular antidepressant works great with my analytical mind. I feel very focused and "in the zone" when I'm at work.
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased

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SebastianW
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SebastianW
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 33
Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: None
I am: b
I have:
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Apr 7, 2011 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • side effects
    Mild (Deadened emotions)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Deadened emotions

  • 0 helpful marks
topazemrys
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topazemrys
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 31y
  • Duration: 26 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
265 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 15, 2011 (Started Jun 27, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depression with anxiety)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lexapro was the first antidepressant I had ever taken, and it seemed to work well. However, as my dosage of Keppra increased, I began to get frequent panic attacks and anxiety, and I had little energy and no motivation. My general practitioner switched me to Paxil, and I am slowing the dosage of Keppra as I get onto Trileptal. I feel so much better! :)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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