36 patient evaluations for Citalopram with a side effects rating of Mild

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2014 (Started Feb 05, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Dec 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 28, 2010 (Started Dec 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I originally took Cipralex for anxiety and moderate depression. My new psychiatrist suggested trying Celexa to better treat the anxiety. So far I like it much better.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Feb 6, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

May 13, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 30, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 21, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cronic Depression)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I don't take it, I dive quickly back into sadness
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 16, 2012 (Started Feb 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for increased anxiety)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxious mood, Reduced anxiety, brain fog, decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: decreased appetite, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 2, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive dry mouth, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is helpful if taken exactly as prescribed, without missing a dose. I have missed a few in the past and I always had a terrible headache the next morning.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took the medicine at night as it makes you drowsy.

May 29, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 31, 2012 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, alcohol use disorder, alcohol cravings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are a recovering alcoholic (I quit drinking 35 years ago), it can trigger a relapse if you are not cognizant of that potential danger. Be prepared.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (restlessness (akathisia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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