9 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Oct 9, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: recently tried decreasing to 60mg to make sure wasn't being overmedicated. OCD got REALLY bad and i went right back up to 80mg. it's not a magic pill and i still have some issues but this drug and dose works really really well for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 29, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Jun 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diarrhea

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 25, 2009 (Started Nov 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (depressed mood, anxious mood, nausea, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), nausea, depressed mood, anxious mood

Jul 13, 2009 (Started Nov 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (depressed mood, anxious mood, nausea, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), nausea, depressed mood, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2009 (Started May 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vivid dreams a couple times a week)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Oct 06, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sexual dysfunction, emotional numbness or flatness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: sexual dysfunction, emotional numbness or flatness

  • 0 helpful marks
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