5 patient evaluations for Venlafaxine taken for the purpose of 'Generalized Anxiety Disorder' with a side effects rating of Mild

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woofhound
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woofhound
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:M58y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:17y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 1, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Twice daily

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Abel Nightroad
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Abel Nightroad
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
57 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)

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Sep 16, 2015 (Started Feb 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Phobic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Heart palpitations, Vivid dreams, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a very effective medication, but you have to take the full dose, and you and your doctor may have to fiddle with the dosage until you get it right. So far, I haven't really suffered much by side effects. I have experienced some dizziness, but it's not clear that effexor is the cause.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Heart palpitations, Insomnia, Vivid dreams

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crine312
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crine312
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
38 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
PTSD

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Jul 9, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have a pill box that is divided for AM and PM dosages. Two together made me sleepy, took 1 in AM, waited 6 hrs took other pill.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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rafalocubiche
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rafalocubiche
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: None
35 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
GAD

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Dec 12, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Heart palpitations, Sexual dysfunction, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

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p51mustang
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p51mustang
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : mild
180
VL 0
I am: n
I have:
HIV

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Jul 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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