124 patient evaluations for Citalopram

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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:F35y
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 1, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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ukiwi
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ukiwi
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 4, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: foggy brain,

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Sagen
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Sagen
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 3, 2011 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Menopause)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Sexual dysfunction is a concern.

May 3, 2010 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am supposed to taken 60 mg, but there's been some kind of mix up with my mail order pharmacy, and I have run out of them and it looks like I will be waiting 2 mo. to get more. I don't feel like they are working so good.

Apr 14, 2010 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stick on my tongue when I try to take them. Weight gain. Don't feel like they ease my depression enough.

Mar 17, 2009 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It may not work as well as the name brand

Dec 17, 2008 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
marathoner452
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marathoner452
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
33 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jul 15, 2011 (Started Nov 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Racing thoughts)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was prescribed this medication in November 2010 because of significant enough seasonal depression. I started at 10 mg and increased to 20 mg by the end of the winter and never noticed any significant positive effects but continued taking the medication. In April of 2011 my dose was increased to 30 mg to combat ongoing low-grade depression, would have been 40 but I was sure my doctor had said that was higher than he'd prescribe for bipolar so I talked him down to 30 mg. But even 30 mg made me very nearly manic and caused rapid mood cycling that, along with anxiety and life stressors landed me in the hospital. I never plan to take an antidepressant again.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Racing thoughts

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gothceltgirl
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gothceltgirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F41y
CFS:11y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jun 24, 2010)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
geenab65
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geenab65
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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May 1, 2011 (Started Mar 24, 2010)

  • 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
Tsuyu
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Tsuyu
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
23 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Mar 23, 2011 (Started Mar 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Dry mouth, Drowsiness

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dancingpineappleducks
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dancingpineappleducks
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
26 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Mar 9, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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gilless10
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gilless10
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 8, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 19, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

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gardener
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gardener
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Feb 16, 2011 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tiredness, Sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm having some problems with the withdrawal right now, mostly headaches and dizziness. I'm waiting for a call back from my doctor to find out how long to expect them to last.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Sexual dysfunction

Jun 3, 2010 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Tiredness, Sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've had some weight loss after starting the drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Sexual dysfunction

Jan 25, 2010 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tiredness, Sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Sexual dysfunction

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