12 patient evaluations for Citalopram with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Mar 11, 2013 (Started Jun 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 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 12, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 9, 2012 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams, difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 11, 2012 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams, difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This worked fairly well on my fibro, but the side effects were awful. Even with a sleeping pill, I spent half the night awake or in restless sleep, and most of the day moving like a zombie due to lack of sleep. Even when I *did* sleep, the dreams were so vivid and realistic, it was like I was awake anyway. I was beginning to lose my mind because of the sleep loss. I tried stopping it before, then starting it when I had another bad flare, but the sleep loss was just too much for me to handle.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 9, 2011 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams, difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 28, 2011 (Started Aug 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep, nausea, vivid dreams, difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Mar 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, dry mouth)
  • 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 (drowsiness, dry mouth)
  • 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

Aug 29, 2010 (Started Jun 08, 2010)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: insomnia

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 14, 2009 (Started Nov 14, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxiety attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty with orgasm)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: if dose is forgotten. Head buzzing and naseua is experienced.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: difficulty with orgasm

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 2, 2009 (Started Jan 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain, brain fog, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, brain fog, stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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