111 patient evaluations for Venlafaxine

sherriebaby20
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sherriebaby20
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F53y
CFS:4y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 24, 2015 (Started Mar 15, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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pan43
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pan43
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
63 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jun 18, 2015 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

Jul 8, 2013 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be sure to taper carefully when/if you want to quit this medication.
Cost: Not specified monthly

Sep 3, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Slight sexual dysfunction. As long as I take it several hours before sexual activity it is no problem. A big benefit is the leveling out of emotions.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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new_me
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new_me
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
49 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Jun 15, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

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equinya
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equinya
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
25 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 5, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: DO NOT SKIP A DOSE.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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dmwhite113@gmail.com
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dmwhite113@gmail.com
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: Little
function: None
external_stress: None
Stickman: little
Description:F58y
FM:6y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 15, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 1996)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

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sierramama
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sierramama
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 66
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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May 2, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Peripheral Neuropathy: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic pain: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stopped taking it in a.m. And now take at hs. Helps with peripheral neuropathy. Cut down on drowsiness in am.

Jan 12, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Peripheral Neuropathy: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

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fred5
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fred5
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
M
I have:
Agoraphobia

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Aug 15, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Agoraphobia: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Monitor blood pressure, which may increase even after taking it for years. It generally made me calm. I forget to take it one day and I was very sleepy and groggy for a day. Going off of it was difficult: I had to do it very slowly, going down about 1 mg per day til I was completely off of it.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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fawnlaker
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fawnlaker
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
PLS

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Aug 15, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lack of emotion

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Shell698
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Shell698
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Aug 15, 2013 (Started Dec 30, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Social Anxiety Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

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SoreMomma
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SoreMomma
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F37y
FM:5y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 18, 2013 (Started Mar 23, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taking this medication has changed my life greatly. I went from wanting to literally kill myself to being able to smile and laugh with my family and friends again. I have smiled more since I have been on this medication than since I can really remember. The only bad part about the medication is some insurances do not cover it and it is very expensive. It can range from 50 dollars to well over 100. If you have any type of Medicaid you have to get a pre-authorization.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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