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

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Jun 15, 2012 (Started Nov 28, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2010 (Started Oct 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 26, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (decreased appetite, feel flat, heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Side effects: decreased appetite, feel flat, heart palpitations

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 29, 2005 (Started Jun 27, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Like any other med, it works for some people really well while it doesn't do anything for others, or even has bad side effects. For me, there seemed to be no effects at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2004 (Started Apr 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (agitation with restlessness, suicidal thoughts or urges, weight gain, sexual dysfunction, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: agitation with restlessness, suicidal thoughts or urges, weight gain, depressed mood, sexual dysfunction, depressed mood

  • 0 helpful marks
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