13 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine with a side effects rating of Severe

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Feb 23, 2017 (Started Jan 19, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 14, 2017 (Started Oct 16, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (shaky hands, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 16, 2016 (Started Oct 16, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (shaky hands, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (manic behaviors)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This was among many antidepressants that cause manic episodes.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 7, 2013 (Started Dec 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anxiety in the morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication became too activating once I stopped taking Clonazapam. Getting off of SSRIs.

May 30, 2013 (Started Dec 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxiety in the morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I upped my dosage to 40mgs from 20 and it is making me to edgy, jumpy and anxious. I don't like it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 10, 2010 (Started Oct 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (symptoms worsened)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I got even more suicidal on this med. I don't know if it was the prozac, or just me, though.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: symptoms worsened

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 22, 2010 (Started Mar 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication made me feel more anxious and jumpy. I was always on edge and bouncing my legs. (With bipolar disorder sometimes antidepressants won't work.)

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 9, 2009 (Started Jan 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle cramps)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anxious mood, sexual dysfunction, headaches, agitation, jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a MUST for me.
Side effects: jittery feeling, agitation, sexual dysfunction, anxious mood, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 2, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (headaches, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Almost immediately I began having severe headaches. My neurologist prescribed Pamelor to counteract the headaches but it didn't work.
Side effects: increased appetite, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2008 (Started Aug 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dysphoria, agitation, mania, suicidal behavior)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: God awfull medicine wich made me a raging loonatic and ended up in locked psychward. Managed to get in a lot of trouble both financially and socialy. Got deeply scarred emotionally and physicly. Bloody hate this meds!
Side effects: dysphoria, agitation, mania, suicidal behavior

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 5, 2007 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vivid dreams, depressed mood, insomnia, suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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