5 patient evaluations for Sertraline taken for the purpose of 'Major Depressive Disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

StarSapphire
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StarSapphire
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F59y
FM:6y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Nov 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Sweating excessive, Dry mouth, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sweating excessive, Dry mouth, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Feb 11, 2011 (Started Nov 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Sweating excessive, Dry mouth, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sweating excessive, Dry mouth, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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Itsalwayssomething
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Itsalwayssomething
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57
Condition: Chronic Pain Syndrome 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Chronic Pain Syndrome

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Nov 15, 2013 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (increased consumption of sweet foods, Sudden complete dry mouth, change in outlook)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 22, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped for 2 weeks in order to have some sort of urinary test done. Started right back up again when [whatever] test was completed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 10, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (increased consumption of sweet foods, Sudden complete dry mouth, change in outlook)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taking Cymbalta and Zoloft at the same time (with Lamictal) so I'm not sure what works for what. I DO know that this was diagnosed for OCD, and it didn't work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (increased consumption of sweet foods, Sudden complete dry mouth, change in outlook)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My doses went from 50 to 100 to 150 to currently 200mg. I don't remember the dates, my brain is foggy; I'm doing my best to fill things out somewhat correctly here.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (increased consumption of sweet foods, Sudden complete dry mouth, change in outlook)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: HOW DO YOU MEASURE HOW MANY SWEETS YOU'VE EATEN IN YOUR LIFE???? Or how many sweets you're eating now? I started on my b'day (I assume <giggle>) and I'm eating a chocolate bar as we speak. I'm not overweight (150#, 5'1"), I just like chocolate.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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bellatrix_amnell
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bellatrix_amnell
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F26y
CFS:9y Dx
FM:12y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 17, 2012 (Started Nov 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Aggression)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Stormborn
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Stormborn
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 35y
  • Duration: 33 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
190 weeks ago
I am: vb
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jun 15, 2002 (Started Jun 15, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

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KatB
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KatB
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 40
Condition: Dermatomyositis 42 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Dermatomyositis

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Aug 11, 1996 (Started May 01, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: more energy, increased concentration
Cost: < $25 monthly

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