11 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine taken for the purpose of 'depressed mood' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Jul 1, 2017 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mild depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Un fortunately, this stopped working for me after having taken it for years. It WAS effective at one time though.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2014 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depression related to pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 24, 2013 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Mild (forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Side effects: forgetfulness

Jun 10, 2012 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Mild (forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 20 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: forgetfulness

Oct 12, 2011 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Mild (forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 20 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: forgetfulness

Mar 28, 2011 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Mild (forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 20 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: forgetfulness

Jan 9, 2011 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 20 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: still got certain amount of memory problems which at the moment i am not sure if it is the prozac or the lyrica which is causing it
Side effects: forgetfulness

Dec 19, 2010 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 20 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: forgetfulness

Nov 22, 2010 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (forgetfulness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 20 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: forgetfulness

Jun 21, 2010 (Started Aug 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Side effects: forgetfulness

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This worked well, but my depression worsened and I needed something stronger. I was trialed on celexa, but that caused urine retention when mixed with my amytriptlene. So now I am on zoloft which is working ok.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 21, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 27, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unexplained itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unexplained itching

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 29, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just wanted to switch antidepressants to see if another would seem to help better.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Jun 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diarrhea

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2010 (Started Oct 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2009 (Started Mar 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for premenstrual syndrome (PMS))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (emotional numbness or flatness, jittery feeling, sexual dysfunction, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Side effects: jittery feeling, sexual dysfunction, emotional numbness or flatness, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2009 (Started May 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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