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

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May 31, 2012 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, alcohol use disorder, alcohol cravings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are a recovering alcoholic (I quit drinking 35 years ago), it can trigger a relapse if you are not cognizant of that potential danger. Be prepared.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I loved this. It helped when when I really needed it. However, it did become an issue when I did not have it around and it did slow me down at work. This was the primary reason why I stopped it. I needed to perform better at my duties.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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