5 patient evaluations for Bupropion taken for the purpose of 'depressed mood' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Apr 18, 2016 (Started Mar 29, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for overwhelming fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for apathy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (memory problems, emotional sensitivity, sensory sensitivity, crying for no reason, anxious mood, panic attacks, anger, irritability, heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 11, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (still depressed, waking up feeling like you never slept)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: had paradoxical effect on me. Way more depressed, agitated, even suicidal thoughts.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: waking up feeling like you never slept, still depressed

Oct 5, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (still depressed, waking up feeling like you never slept)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This stuff makes me wicked tired. And remember to take the medicine about 6 hours between everyday to avoid having bad thoughts creep in.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: waking up feeling like you never slept, still depressed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 13, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (craving sweets, weight gain, craving carbs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This didn't seem to elp my depression at all, and my be a factor in a weigt gain of 20 pounds in 4-5 monts.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: craving carbs, weight gain, craving sweets

Jun 8, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (craving sweets, weight gain, craving carbs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication did not help with my depression and actually caused me to gain weight when the typical side effect is to lose weight.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: craving carbs, weight gain, craving sweets

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2010 (Started Oct 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (emotional lability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: The side effects of taking a potentially harmful drug do not outweigh it's effect. It also did not help with my mood.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: emotional lability

Jan 14, 2010 (Started Oct 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stopped feelings-- good and bad. Felt like a robot.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: emotional lability

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Oct 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (emotional lability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Mood has improved, but maybe laughing TOO MUCH. I hope it evens out.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: emotional lability

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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