141 patient evaluations for Sertraline

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25yrRA
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25yrRA
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 54
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 18 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Aug 21, 2016 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Panic Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: A long time friend as far as meds go. It has been my major depression med for many years. I feel very comfortable with it, but have experienced what I best describe as breakthrough depression for the last 4 to 5 years and have taken it with adjunct meds, i.e. Abilify and currently Seroquel XR.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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MSMomx4
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MSMomx4
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Aug 2, 2016 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 9, 2016 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 24, 2016 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 1, 2016 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 21, 2015 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 20, 2015 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My digestive problems have been resolved. I have no other conditions that would lead a doctor to think I had anything seriously wrong with me. I now take 150 mgs of Zoloft. I take it every day with no problem.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 4, 2015 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The only problem I've had is bad diarhea, from starting to take it again after not having been on it for about a month. This was due to a change in providers.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 28, 2014 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2014 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am now taking 200 mg a day (4 50mg tabs a day). I have no problems with taking it at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 2, 2014 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 8, 2014 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 17, 2011 (Started Jul 07, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it has had no impact on my lifestyle at all. It is a pill taken once a day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis

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Jul 25, 2016 (Started Sep 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Atypical Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 tablet(s) Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this along with Wellbutrin.  Neither of them worked alone but taking the latter in the morning and the former at night along with the lorazepam did the trick.  As for dysthymia and PSTD I think psychotherapy is best for those. Since taking this combination and many years of therapy my life has changed for the better radically.  I've been on this combination since 2008 I think... It helped to stabilize me enough to stick out years of very difficult therapy.  I had quit therapy after 6 years because I was so despondent and suicidal but a combination of going to Menninger Clinic in Houston, Texas, getting my meds straight and finding a better therapist who actually understood how to treat  PTSD and deal with a severely decompensated human being who was barely civil most of the time for the first two years was some kind of miracle.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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lusciousblkmale0053
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lusciousblkmale0053
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
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VL 40
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Jul 14, 2016 (Started Aug 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Panic Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine is for major depressive disorder and is also a psychotropic medicine as well as a Benzodiazipine. This medicine is a 100 mg. pill and should not be discontinued without the advice of a Doctor/Pschiatrist. I take 2/100mg. pills per day and these pills are effective within 7 -14 days after having taken them as (for me) they are effective in my treatment for Major Depression.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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gridly1
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gridly1
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F56y
CFS:?y
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jun 1, 2016 (Started Jun 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Mild Depression)
  • side effects
    Severe (Serotonin syndrome)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took it in liquid syrup form to avoid the Titanium Dioxide. I find taking liquid is messy and laborious.

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CupcakeKitten
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CupcakeKitten
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
25 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Borderline Personality

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May 9, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Feelings of hopelessness)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Avoidant Personality Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Did you experience any unexpected positive effects from taking this medication? YES! Pain from menstrual cramping is heavily reduced while I'm taking this! My pain was awful on Wellbutrin XL.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Avoidant Personality Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Apathy, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 21, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Avoidant Personality Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Apathy, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 4, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 6, 2015 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mazin Z
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Mazin Z
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
45 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
OCD

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Dec 12, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • side effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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sparkifox
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sparkifox
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
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Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: n
I have:
PTSD

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Dec 12, 2015 (Started Nov 12, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i missed a few doses and it took a few doses to stop the withdrawl effects

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lazaras
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lazaras
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:M52y
FM:9y Dx
CFS:7y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 9, 2015 (Started Apr 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

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MIKE GRIST
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MIKE GRIST
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 1
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Overwhelming
56 M
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: b
I have:
Mild Depression

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Aug 1, 2015 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mild Depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I found that taking Sertraline was much more effective than any other Anti Depressants i have taken. My reason for stopping was to try and ascertain whether or not it was causing another Medical disorder, NIGHT SWEATING. IF the Night Sweating persists without the Sertraline i will probably go back to Sertraline
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 4, 2015 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Mild Depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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