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

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CupcakeKitten
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CupcakeKitten
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
24 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Avoidant Personality

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May 9, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Feelings of hopelessness)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Avoidant Personality Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Did you experience any unexpected positive effects from taking this medication? YES! Pain from menstrual cramping is heavily reduced while I'm taking this! My pain was awful on Wellbutrin XL.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Avoidant Personality Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Apathy, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 21, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Problems getting along with others)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Avoidant Personality Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Apathy, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 4, 2016 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 6, 2015 (Started Aug 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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sparkifox
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sparkifox
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
30 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
PTSD

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Dec 12, 2015 (Started Nov 12, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i missed a few doses and it took a few doses to stop the withdrawl effects

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StarSapphire
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StarSapphire
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F59y
FM:7y 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:F27y
CFS:10y 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: 34 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
205 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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