109 patient evaluations for Venlafaxine

josie-jojo
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josie-jojo
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
47 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Nov 27, 2008 (Started Feb 15, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Arnie
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Arnie
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 74
Condition:
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Nov 5, 2008 (Started Sep 07, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It took at least 4 weeks for me to feel ANY improvement. I'm so happy that after trying so many other meds, I kept on trying :-)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Beez
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Beez
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Oct 28, 2008 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Weight gain

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Tinner
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Tinner
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
29 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
OCD

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Oct 26, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The only bad thing about Effexor is that if you forget to take it you have withdrawl symptoms that are horrible. Nausea, vomitting, and horrible headaches.

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Eliza
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Eliza
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Oct 12, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: tHIS IS DIFFICULT BECAUSE i TAKE SO MANY MEDS THAT WHICH CAUSES WHICH SYMPTOM, IS ANYONES GUESS
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Brain zaps, Drowsiness, Weight gain

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essay
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essay
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Oct 9, 2008 (Started Jan 09, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Side effects: Heart palpitations, Suicidal thoughts or urges, Weight gain

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skater
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skater
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
40 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 23, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

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JoJo
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JoJo
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Aug 23, 2008 (Started May 25, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 112.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take all my medications with either a spoonful of yogurt, or rice pudding to make swallowing easier. My quality of life is much better, now that I seem to be in control with this medication for the emotional liability. Tried sever anti-depressants medications, but found this to work the best.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 14, 2008 (Started May 25, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Emotional lability: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 112.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jmscout
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jmscout
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Aug 22, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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KOS-MOS UltraBlue
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new ASD member
Data Quality: 1 star
35 years
Male
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ATEC
I have:
Asperger's

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May 10, 2008 (Started Feb 04, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 275 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Effexor worked miracles for me for the first couple of years--or maybe just a year. Then it pooped out. It seems likely to me that when I combined Effexor with a heavy running regimen I frequently got a true "runner's high". When it stopped working, I went off it in a week. This was a BIG mistake. Effexor is THE MOST DIFFICULT antidepressant to get off of. Withdrawal symptoms can be very intense and include dizziness, shaking, uncontrollable laughing and/or crying, and etc. This lasted for several months.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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