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

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futterfly
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futterfly
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
43 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Dec 8, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar II Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not skip doses. If you go more than 2 or 3 days you will start feeling like you have the flu.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Clivers
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Clivers
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 29
Condition: Specific Antibody Deficiency 6 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Specific Antibody Deficiency

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Apr 12, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cognitive impairment)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Mar 5, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 4, 2010 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

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

May 21, 2009 (Started Mar 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

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

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

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Mar 24, 2010 (Started Jul 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Oconee
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Oconee
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 68
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't give up too soon.

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

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May 29, 2009 (Started May 29, 2005)

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

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