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

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Jul 15, 2017 (Started Mar 12, 2017)

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

Mar 20, 2017 (Started Mar 12, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first few days of starting this one i was extremely fatigued and very nausea's.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Mar 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth, drowsiness

Mar 23, 2011 (Started Mar 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 25, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 15, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Citalopram worked for a while but then stopped working and I was suicidal. I had serious suicidal idiation, and had planned to kill myself. I ended up in the Psych Hospital for 3 weeks and most meds of mine were changed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 6, 2010 (Started Apr 14, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2008 (Started Jul 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog, anxious mood, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Tell your doctor or nurse, there are alternative medications, not every medication works the same on everyone.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, anxious mood, brain fog, fatigue, anxious mood, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 16, 2000 (Started Mar 21, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was put on this in high school after my boyfriend at the time told the school counselors (at his all boys and my all girls Catholic schools) that I was thinking about suicide. I was also in therapy for most of my life with several different professions just in this period of time. I can't recall when I did this but it was about 2 years after starting treatment that I tried to kill myself on the last months worth of antidepressants before I had to get a refill script. Needless to say I was completely taken off the meds. My parents never knew that I was still determined to end my life.

  • 0 helpful marks
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