4 patient evaluations for Clomipramine

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knight2
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knight2
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
35 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)

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Apr 15, 2012 (Started Dec 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Hunger, Tiredness, Dry mouth, Apathy, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Apathy, Hunger, Dry mouth, Tiredness, Constipation, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Dec 21, 2010 (Started Dec 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Hunger, Tiredness, Dry mouth, Apathy, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The impact was definitely noticeable for me. major side effect was constipation, which eventually caused me to search for other solutions
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Apathy, Hunger, Dry mouth, Tiredness, Constipation, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Oct 14, 2010 (Started Dec 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Hunger, Tiredness, Dry mouth, Apathy, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have dysthymia, and alot of other drugs didn't work for me - but this was. after about 3 weeks I started to feel the full effect. small side effects - dry mouth felling, and a bit of more tiredness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Apathy, Hunger, Dry mouth, Tiredness, Constipation, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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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
44 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
OCD

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Dec 22, 2008 (Started Jul 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Obsessive thoughts)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Side effects: Dry mouth

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steack2
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steack2
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
43 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
GAD

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May 31, 1999 (Started May 15, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

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Kitten24
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Kitten24
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 3
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Overwhelming
50 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Jul 1, 1994 (Started Aug 08, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Obsessive thoughts)
  • side effects
    Mild (Overactivity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Drug of choice for severe clinical depression with OCD. My psychiatrist put me on it as soon as he saw me. Previous antidepressant useless for OCD.

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