5 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine taken for the purpose of 'anxious mood' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Apr 23, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for emotional lability)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been able to cope with problems more easily since taking
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 23, 2010 (Started Apr 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As with the Buproprion, it took a little longer than what doctor recommended (6wks) to really notice a strong change. Still having headaches, but have them better controlled. I have started feeling happier more often than not, and this had made life more pleasant to live. Sex drive returning more to normal.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Jan 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 25, 2009 (Started Nov 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (decreased sex drive (libido), nausea, anxious mood, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), nausea, depressed mood, anxious mood

Jul 13, 2009 (Started Nov 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (decreased sex drive (libido), nausea, anxious mood, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), nausea, depressed mood, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 1998 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medicine gave me back my life. I can easily tell when I have forgotten my dose without looking at my day of the week dispenser. Anxiety returns more quickly than depression. Every day is simpler. I still get sad sometimes - but appropriately sad - and I get nervous sometimes. But I never get paralysed by either feeling. I am much more effective and get along with others very well. I also seem to tune into the feelings of others more now - I feel empathetic when I used to feel totally inside of myself. My chest is no longer tight. Prozac is not for everyone - a colleague started risky behavior while on it. So it is important to be patient in the effort to find the treatment that works for you.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido)

  • 0 helpful marks
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