129 patient evaluations for Escitalopram

halo9906
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halo9906
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 30y
  • Organ: Liver
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Liver : 6y Transplanted
I have:
Liver Transplant

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Mar 11, 2011 (Started Oct 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxiety and frustration and depression)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 27, 2010 (Started Oct 14, 2008)

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

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calebegg
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calebegg
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 26
Condition: Ulcerative colitis 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: None
I am: b
I have:
Ulcerative colitis

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Feb 28, 2011 (Started Jul 06, 2010)

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

Oct 26, 2010 (Started Jul 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Stomach pain

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toledogranny3
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toledogranny3
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
60 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Feb 1, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Apathy, Insomnia

Dec 19, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Sex drive (libido) decreased, Weight gain, Apathy, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Apathy, Insomnia

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Bryan Scott
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Bryan Scott
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
55 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Jan 21, 2011 (Started Sep 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased

Oct 15, 2008 (Started Sep 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    Severe (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I were a single man, this drug would have been perfect for me, no sexual issues to deal with
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased

Oct 11, 2008 (Started Sep 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    Severe (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased

Oct 2, 2008 (Started Sep 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased

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kgcfgh
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kgcfgh
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: None
Stiffness: None
function: All
external_stress: Most
Stickman: little
Description:F56y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 7, 2011 (Started May 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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tmmjclole
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tmmjclole
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Jan 6, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Side effects: Weight gain

Oct 18, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: Weight gain

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BradburySauce
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BradburySauce
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: None
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: Little
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: little
Description:F29y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 3, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lexapro has been extremely benefitial to me, not only in treating depression, but also treating chronic anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive behavior. HOWEVER, the side effects have been bothersome. I've gained a signifigant amount of weight and lost ALL LIBIDO.

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Beautiful Pumpkin
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Beautiful Pumpkin
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 47y
  • Organ: Kidney
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
  1. Kidney : 5y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Nov 25, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i was not eating so much. Lost weight. 10 pounds.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Roqiroqi
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Roqiroqi
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
23 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Nov 8, 2010 (Started Oct 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

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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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Nov 1, 2010 (Started Nov 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Brain zaps, Difficulty falling asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I switched to Celexa which seems to be better for the anxiety
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty falling asleep, Brain zaps

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