131 patient evaluations for Escitalopram

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Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (suicidal thoughts or urges, numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 16, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (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 15, 2015 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

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

May 18, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: apathy

Apr 22, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: apathy

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: apathy

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 12, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sexual side effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When starting an anti-depressant, remember that it will usually take several weeks before you can feel a positive difference.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 11, 2014 (Started Feb 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

Mar 12, 2014 (Started Feb 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As side effects go, drowsiness is one I can manage, but at times the daytime napping really gets old. I'm very lucky that I work from home, so nobody knows if I nap during the day, so long as my work is submitted on time. So far, the increased daytime sleep has not impacted my work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 13, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 17, 2013 (Started Mar 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hair pulling (trichotillomania))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2013 (Started Aug 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: stopped thanks to Neuro behavioural Cognitive course.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It managed my depression but not my pain.

  • 0 helpful marks
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