4 patient evaluations for Citalopram with a burden rating of Very hard to take

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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

Jun 14, 2009 (Started May 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, vomiting, i think it makes things worse sometimes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vomiting, dry mouth, i think it makes things worse sometimes

  • 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

Nov 20, 2008 (Started Jul 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, anxious mood, brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Tell your doctor or nurse, there are alternative medications, not every medication works the same on everyone.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, anxious mood, brain fog, fatigue, anxious mood, brain fog

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