8 patient evaluations for Duloxetine taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jul 24, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: A couple of months ago doctor Gregory added flu achsa teen and decreased duloxetine to 60 milligrams at HS.

Jul 27, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just take as directed.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 8, 2017 (Started Jul 15, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (feelings of hopelessness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It seems to work. I have been on it so long I cant remember not being on the medication
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: feelings of hopelessness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 19, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 14, 2012 (Started May 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not really sure if it really helped but I did notice an increase in migraines, lower sex drive and, since stopping, drive is back after a week! Not noticing depression or pain level getting worse. will know better later I think.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2012 (Started Jan 02, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Nov 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (obsessive thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2011 (Started Jan 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 13, 2010 (Started May 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure you are diagnosed with the proper dosage. my doctor started me off with 60mg and it was too much for me. it caused a lot of problems as a runner. i had a hard time running, breathing, fatiqgued quickly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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