6 patient evaluations for Bupropion taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Apr 18, 2016 (Started Mar 29, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Overwhelming fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Apathy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Memory problems, Emotional sensitivity, Sensory sensitivity, Crying for no reason, Anxious mood, Panic attacks, Anger, Irritability, Heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: It helped me quit smoking & that was the only reason I kept taking it. I took it for about a year because i was afraid i'd start smoking again without it if I quit too soon. Finally I just got tired of being so nauseated so I had my dr change it to something else. I told my dr it actually didnt help my depression at all, apparently it was the wrong medication for my type of depression.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Dec 18, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: try it. keep it if it works.if not stop treatment
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Anxious mood

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 2, 2008 (Started Jan 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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