4 patient evaluations for Duloxetine taken for the purpose of 'Major Depressive Disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
58 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Mar 5, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 4, 2010 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta's efficacy has not decreased. Still keeps depression minimal and the added benefit is that my physical aching and pain of unknown origin has diminished with Cymbalta.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I may be singing the praises of Cymbalta but it has been good to me. Four years now I have had my depression under control/ Breakthrough symptoms of minor depression, a few moderate episodes (short-lived). I stopped Cymbalta in Aug. and experienced withdrawel syndrom effects SEVERE. (was trying Pristiq) Went back on Cymbalta three months later and am satisfied with the efficacy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Efficacy great even after stopping for 4 months and restarting. Did not induce manic symptoms upon starting like some antidepressents. Also, seems to help with the general physical pain(limbs ache, back and head aches...diminish when depression lifts)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 22, 2009 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am back on 120mg of Cymbalta daily. Stopped Pristiq
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 27, 2009 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: This med did lose it's efficacy after a couple years.

May 21, 2009 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Has worked wonders for my depression and the physical pain that goes with that depression. Does not induce mania.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 12, 2009 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: reduced pain that accompanies depression
Cost: < $25 monthly

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crzylfe79
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Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
34 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Mar 24, 2010 (Started Jul 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

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Oconee
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Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 65
Condition: 13 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Jul 24, 2009 (Started Mar 07, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't give up too soon.

  • 0 helpful marks
tharpa
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Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
52 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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May 29, 2009 (Started May 29, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased, Difficulty with orgasm

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