129 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine

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Charlie Tango
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Charlie Tango
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
37 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
GAD

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May 1, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
neonlights13
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neonlights13
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
29 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I have:
Bipolar II

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Apr 15, 2010 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Mentally dull, Emotional numbness or flatness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Emotional numbness or flatness, Mentally dull, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

  • 0 helpful marks
SJNOTT
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SJNOTT
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 48
Condition: 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Apr 1, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Poindexter
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Poindexter
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Apr 1, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
AK_Drifter
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AK_Drifter
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 1, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
john70
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john70
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: None
32 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
OCD

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Mar 29, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Difficulty with orgasm, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Difficulties having orgasms lessen as time passes. Beware of SSRI withdrawal syndrome when you stop. It's not smart to take SSRIs for years.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty with orgasm, Weight gain

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RuleBoy
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RuleBoy
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Mar 29, 2010 (Started Aug 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: depressed libido a little, and ability to orgasm a lot

  • 0 helpful marks
PammyPam
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PammyPam
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 4
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Overwhelming
34 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Mar 22, 2010 (Started Mar 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication made me feel more anxious and jumpy. I was always on edge and bouncing my legs. (With bipolar disorder sometimes antidepressants won't work.)

  • 0 helpful marks
SarahW
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SarahW
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 37y
  • Duration: 20 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
2 seizures
340 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 17, 2010 (Started Jan 17, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
maras
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maras
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 3
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
34 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Feb 10, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: we
Side effects: Nausea

  • 0 helpful marks
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