5 patient evaluations for Emsam

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browncat87
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browncat87
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jun 25, 2014 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Skin irritation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg/24 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful with processed or preserved(like vinegar, red wine)
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Skin irritation

Dec 21, 2010 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Skin irritation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Skin irritation

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Skin irritation

Jan 17, 2009 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Skin irritation

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: stick with it
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Skin irritation

  • 1 helpful mark
Abby Road
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Abby Road
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F48y
FM:14y Dx
CFS:5y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 5, 2013 (Started Feb 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dizziness with hypotension upon standing, Dizziness and feeling faint)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
HappyPhysicist
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HappyPhysicist
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Apr 4, 2013 (Started Mar 28, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg/24 hr Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Rea
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Rea
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
54 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
PTSD

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Jun 29, 2009 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stick to the schedule. If you do not respond to MAO Inhibitors, you may not respond to this one either.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
MiniRoo/VVV
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MiniRoo/VVV
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
25 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Mar 25, 2009 (Started Nov 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg/24 hr Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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