8 patient evaluations for Fluvoxamine

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Dec 10, 2015 (Started Apr 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Anticipatory anxiety)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2015 (Started Nov 17, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 23, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you have a problem with RLS consider that Fluxoxamine increases Melatonin levels, which may help with sleep but worsen RLS.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 23, 2010 (Started Feb 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depression with suicidal thoughts)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness, Weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Weight loss

Jul 26, 2010 (Started Feb 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depression with suicidal thoughts)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness, Weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Weight loss

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Mar 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sexual side effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Luvox helped with anxiety attacks after I switched my antidepressant from Effexor to Wellbutrin. My psychiatric provider has changed, and recommended that I try something new with fewer side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sexual side effects

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 16, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Constant hunger, Tiredness, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Side effects: Constant hunger, Dry mouth, Dry mouth, Tiredness, Tiredness

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 7, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hair pulling (trichotillomania))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Can't focus, Flushing, Dry mouth, Generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Can't focus, Flushing, Generalized weakness (asthenia), Dry mouth, Dry mouth

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hair pulling (trichotillomania))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Can't focus, Flushing, Dry mouth, Generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Can't focus, Flushing, Generalized weakness (asthenia), Dry mouth, Dry mouth

Sep 20, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hair pulling (trichotillomania))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Flushing, Dry mouth, Generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Can't focus, Flushing, Generalized weakness (asthenia), Dry mouth, Dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 26, 2008 (Started Oct 16, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

Oct 18, 2008 (Started Oct 16, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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