8 patient evaluations for Citalopram taken for the purpose of 'depressed mood' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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May 1, 2011 (Started Mar 24, 2010)

  • 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

Feb 16, 2011 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness, sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm having some problems with the withdrawal right now, mostly headaches and dizziness. I'm waiting for a call back from my doctor to find out how long to expect them to last.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, sexual dysfunction

Jun 3, 2010 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've had some weight loss after starting the drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, sexual dysfunction

Jan 25, 2010 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness, sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, sexual dysfunction

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2010 (Started Feb 28, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was having a major depression because of the constant pain, the Citalopram in combination with the Savella has made a huge difference in my life. I went deer hunting today for the first time in 3 years.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2010 (Started Oct 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constant tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My experience: 1) Very easy for me to take, I can't live without them, unfortunately 2) Yes, I got very happy and in a very good mood, almost always 3) Sometimes I got very tired, and this was a rather big problem at the first time
Side effects: constant tiredness

Apr 16, 2009 (Started Oct 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It will help you! A lot!
Side effects: constant tiredness

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 13, 2010 (Started Nov 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: FDA-approved, effective treatment for depression with few side effects has significantly improved my quality of life.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 24, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleep problems

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Mar 01, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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