3 patient evaluations for Citalopram with a adherence rating of Sometimes

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Feb 4, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sweating)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Sep 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

May 3, 2009 (Started Sep 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was on Lexapro prior to Citalopram, but switched because Lexapro was not covered by my insurance. They are similar drugs, only Lexapro is all one form while Citalopram is a mixed form (at least as I understand it). Lexapro worked much, much better for me than I feel that Citalopram works. However, I also don't have the same annoying side effects that I did with Lexapro.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2009 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sweating increased, short term memory problems, anxious mood, fatigue, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Side effects: short term memory problems, decreased sex drive (libido), sweating increased, anxious mood, dizziness, fatigue, dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks
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