7 patient evaluations for Citalopram taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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May 1, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Feb 6, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

May 13, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 30, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 9, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Initially, this worked for me. In the past two months I have noticed a decrease in efficacy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took the medicine at night as it makes you drowsy.

May 29, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 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

Jan 25, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I do not think this treatment is working like it should,I still get very depressed at times while taking this treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2012 (Started Dec 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 16, 2011 (Started Oct 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This created worse suicidal thoughts in my specific case. It appears that the other SSRI's I have been on have done the same thing.

  • 0 helpful marks
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