4 patient evaluations for Escitalopram taken for the purpose of 'persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jun 10, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As side effects go, drowsiness is one I can manage, but at times the daytime napping really gets old. I'm very lucky that I work from home, so nobody knows if I nap during the day, so long as my work is submitted on time. So far, the increased daytime sleep has not impacted my work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 13, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 4, 2011 (Started Oct 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty with orgasm)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Lexapro hasn't curtailed my desire just my ability to easily achieve orgasm. Since my loss of job I've had to discontinue treatment and noticed an immediate return of ability.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 7, 2011 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (deadened emotions)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: deadened emotions

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 27, 2009 (Started Nov 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (upset stomach, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: (in conjunction with edronax) Stopped my low depression bottoms, somthing that edronax alone didn't manage to accomplish that good
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach, dry mouth, dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks
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