17 patient evaluations for Citalopram with a adherence rating of Usually

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Apr 8, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (paranoia, vaginal dryness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 23, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine destroys sex drive

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2013 (Started Mar 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 21, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cronic Depression)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I don't take it, I dive quickly back into sadness
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 7, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Mar 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth, drowsiness

Mar 23, 2011 (Started Mar 08, 2010)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 25, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 15, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Citalopram worked for a while but then stopped working and I was suicidal. I had serious suicidal idiation, and had planned to kill myself. I ended up in the Psych Hospital for 3 weeks and most meds of mine were changed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 3, 2010 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, sweet cravings, anxiety while in public or large crowds, craving carbs)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, craving carbs, sweet cravings, anxiety while in public or large crowds

May 12, 2010 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, sweet cravings, anxiety while in public or large crowds, craving carbs)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have to kep it right where my coffee cups are so that I take it regularly, and i have to take it one hour before I eat or two hours after I eat. That can be problematic at times. It helps the depression mostly, but does not help the pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, craving carbs, sweet cravings, anxiety while in public or large crowds

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 28, 2010 (Started Mar 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tiredness, sluggishness, constant hunger)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: tiredness, constant hunger, sluggishness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 21, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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