134 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine

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Jun 10, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 6, 2010 (Started Jan 16, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: RESEARCH THE DRUG WHICH YOU TAKE...ANY DRUG YOU TAKE. EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT SO DO WHAT WORKS FOR YOU!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2010 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depression, anxiety & bulemia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (emotional numbness or flatness, difficulty with orgasm)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty with orgasm, emotional numbness or flatness

Feb 21, 2010 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depression, anxiety & bulemia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (emotional numbness or flatness, difficulty with orgasm)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: reaching orgasm is VERY difficult. i feel less sadness but also less joy...its like having an internal compression until on my mind. i take 2 20mg tabs because the capsules were sometimes (when i was more tense) getting stuck in my esophagus & breaking open - causing nausea (which doesnt happen with the tabs). my chronic back pain reduced significantly with this drug - my theory: that the pain was related to the amount of tension my body was reflecting of my anxious, fear-filled mind. you can get generic prozac filled at Target pharmacies for $4.00 - but for 40 mg, they may only have capsules but you can have it written by your prescriber as 2 20mg tabs daily! hope this is helpful!
Side effects: difficulty with orgasm, emotional numbness or flatness

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

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

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

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
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