144 patient evaluations for Sertraline

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Jun 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2016 (Started Jun 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Severe (serotonin syndrome)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took it in liquid syrup form to avoid the Titanium Dioxide. I find taking liquid is messy and laborious.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for avoidant personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for feelings of hopelessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Did you experience any unexpected positive effects from taking this medication? YES! Pain from menstrual cramping is heavily reduced while I'm taking this! My pain was awful on Wellbutrin XL.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for avoidant personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, apathy)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 21, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for avoidant personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, apathy)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 4, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 6, 2015 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2015 (Started Apr 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (suicidal thoughts or urges, diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: can't remember details

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 7, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't take too much of any drug, and don't take them forever.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2015 (Started Dec 26, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for phobic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for schizotypal personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some unexpected positive effects are weight loss (or not much increase in weight)

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2015 (Started Oct 21, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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