126 patient evaluations for Citalopram

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Sep 3, 2010 (Started Oct 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constant tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My experience: 1) Very easy for me to take, I can't live without them, unfortunately 2) Yes, I got very happy and in a very good mood, almost always 3) Sometimes I got very tired, and this was a rather big problem at the first time
Side effects: constant tiredness

Apr 16, 2009 (Started Oct 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It will help you! A lot!
Side effects: constant tiredness

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 9, 2012 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (difficulty staying asleep, unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 11, 2012 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (difficulty staying asleep, unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This worked fairly well on my fibro, but the side effects were awful. Even with a sleeping pill, I spent half the night awake or in restless sleep, and most of the day moving like a zombie due to lack of sleep. Even when I *did* sleep, the dreams were so vivid and realistic, it was like I was awake anyway. I was beginning to lose my mind because of the sleep loss. I tried stopping it before, then starting it when I had another bad flare, but the sleep loss was just too much for me to handle.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 9, 2011 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (difficulty staying asleep, unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 28, 2011 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty staying asleep, unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 24, 2008 (Started Jan 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Mar 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2008 (Started May 03, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med has been a life saver for me I swear by it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 26, 2008 (Started Jul 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (menstruation differences, decreased appetite, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very mild. Do not expect any major changes in mood or behavior.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: menstruation differences, fatigue, decreased appetite, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 29, 2008 (Started Sep 26, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2008 (Started Jul 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 4, 2008 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sweating increased, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, sweating increased

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 11, 2008 (Started Mar 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 9, 2008 (Started Mar 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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