127 patient evaluations for Escitalopram

TheTrishgu
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TheTrishgu
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
34 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Dec 27, 2015 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar depressive episodes)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Loss of sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 21, 2012 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Loss of sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 22, 2012 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Loss of sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Wavewatcher
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Wavewatcher
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Sep 7, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have taken this med more than once and not been impressed with it either time. Told the md that when put on it this time but they wanted me on it anyway. Then they increased the dosage saying it usually doesn't help. I was impressed to say the least.

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rose5
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rose5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 11, 2015 (Started Oct 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: IF YOU READ MY BIO, YOU WILL SEE HOW BAD ALL OF 2014 WAS, AND HOW BAD 2015 IS. FROM WHAT I'VE BEEN THROUGH, NOTHING IS HELPING MY DEPRESSION.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 11, 2014 (Started Oct 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Lexapro is still helping me get through most of my "bad days"; but I am having more bad than good days this year. I have been through quite a few health issues.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 14, 2012 (Started Oct 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 4, 2010 (Started Oct 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 13, 2009 (Started Oct 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been more depressed & upset lately due to added health issues, so I don't feel that the Lexapro helps me a lot when I am really depressed; so I don't know if it is me or the drug. I really don't think any drug can help you all the time.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 1, 2009 (Started Oct 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take 20mg of Lexapro in the morning because of depression and stress. It seems to be helping and doing it's job.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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SisterHermit
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SisterHermit
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Neurofibromatosis 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Neurofibromatosis

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Apr 16, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2014)

  • 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
bassoongirl
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bassoongirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
26 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

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Apr 15, 2015 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

May 18, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

Apr 22, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

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JandyM
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JandyM
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 56
Condition: CADASIL 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
CADASIL

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Mar 12, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Sexual side effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When starting an anti-depressant, remember that it will usually take several weeks before you can feel a positive difference.

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patrickm
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patrickm
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 1, 2014 (Started Sep 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Diarrhea, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue

Sep 16, 2011 (Started Sep 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Sep 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue

Oct 14, 2008 (Started Sep 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased, Fatigue

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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:9y 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: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
alperstein
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alperstein
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Jun 11, 2014 (Started Feb 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

Mar 12, 2014 (Started Feb 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Solitary1
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Solitary1
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
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Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)

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Jun 10, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As side effects go, drowsiness is one I can manage, but at times the daytime napping really gets old. I'm very lucky that I work from home, so nobody knows if I nap during the day, so long as my work is submitted on time. So far, the increased daytime sleep has not impacted my work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 13, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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