12 patient evaluations for Bupropion taken for the purpose of 'Major Depressive Disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

stargeek
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stargeek
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
46 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Dec 24, 2015 (Started Apr 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
zoomer
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zoomer
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
60 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar I

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Nov 29, 2015 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Tobacco Addiction)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just wanting to update. I continue taking Wellbutrin daily in the morning. I have many helpful strategies for reducing anxiety. Pair those coping skills with this medication, I have been able to avoid the benzodiazepines.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 6, 2011 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I initially asked Pdoc for this med to assist my stop smoking nicotine efforts. The effects of the anti-anxiety component were noticeable behaviorally: symptoms reduced and intensity of symptoms lessened. As far as helping with my depression, I have been without an episode of major depression for as long as I have been taking wellbutrin. I don't allocate all credit to this med. I take Pristiq also. So, did it help me quit smoking? not yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have noticed a more consistent level of lower anxiety on Wellbutrin. It has also noticeably helped decrease the depression a degree during episodes. I have also decreased my tabacco intake since taking .
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
John Jamson
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John Jamson
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
35 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Oct 4, 2014 (Started Sep 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Tim the Enchanter
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Tim the Enchanter
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
42 M
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Sep 15, 2013 (Started Sep 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Tobacco Addiction)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
toyotaas
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toyotaas
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : mild
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VL 20
I am: g
I have:
HIV

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Jan 14, 2013 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 29, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 11, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 24, 2008 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
bellatrix_amnell
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bellatrix_amnell
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F27y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:12y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 18, 2012 (Started Jul 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
25yrRA
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25yrRA
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 54
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Jun 30, 2012 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Nervousness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doctor was reworking my meds.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
isilzha
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isilzha
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F42y
FM:12y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 22, 2012 (Started Jul 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this in the AM when I get up. It does help me wake up (like caffeine, almost)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
survivrgrl
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survivrgrl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 15, 2011 (Started Oct 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Oct 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
p51mustang
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p51mustang
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : mild
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VL 0
I am: n
I have:
HIV

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Loss of sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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