4 patient evaluations for Citalopram taken for the purpose of 'persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)'

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Dec 14, 2015 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 13, 2015 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Am currently in the process of coming off of this medicine - taking half the dose for one week then will stop completely and start Cymbalta....
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 8, 2015 (Started Jan 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
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

Feb 4, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sweating)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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