133 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine

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jtjackson
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jtjackson
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: severe
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Nov 1, 2011 (Started Oct 27, 2006)

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

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Ladypisces26
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Ladypisces26
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:F36y
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This worked well, but my depression worsened and I needed something stronger. I was trialed on celexa, but that caused urine retention when mixed with my amytriptlene. So now I am on zoloft which is working ok.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 21, 2010 (Started Dec 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

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loisa
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loisa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 3, 2011 (Started Mar 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Emotional lability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: good to emotional issues and mood
Cost: < $25 monthly

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EmersonAilidh
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EmersonAilidh
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 22
Condition: Lyme 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Lyme

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Aug 18, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helped my emotional control more than anything. Went into Serotonin Shock on first day but have had no problems since.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Aug 15, 2011 (Started Mar 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Go to Target.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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bunky7681
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bunky7681
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F41y
FM:10y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 31, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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chwash
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chwash
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Unreported
Fatigue: Unreported
Sleep: Unreported
Stiffness: Unreported
Function: Unreported
External_stress: Unreported
Stickman: unreported
Description:F29y
FM:6y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 1, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have a bad memory. Often forgot to take my pill at the same time everyday. First couple weeks I would be really depressed or completely numb.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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xstrangerx111
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xstrangerx111
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F29y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 14, 2011 (Started Jan 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Lisam808
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Lisam808
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Mild
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 26, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 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

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_-Miranda_-
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_-Miranda_-
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 24, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I first started taking this it made me a tiny bit sleepy. You have take it for a couple of months before you will see a change in your depression.

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