34 patient evaluations for Duloxetine taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder'

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Jul 24, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: A couple of months ago doctor Gregory added flu achsa teen and decreased duloxetine to 60 milligrams at HS.

Jul 27, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just take as directed.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2017 (Started Feb 23, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor(s), dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 28, 2016 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2016 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 5, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 10, 2014 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 8, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not skip doses. If you go more than 2 or 3 days you will start feeling like you have the flu.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 18, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Severe (uncontrollable crying, restlessness (akathisia), generalized anxiety disorder, agitation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Severely elevated anxiety levels to unmanageable levels
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2014 (Started Nov 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 19, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 24, 2013 (Started Feb 06, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2013 (Started Aug 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been constantly hungry and binge-eating carbs and sugars which I have never done before! (I already ate too many carbs/sugars, didn't need this to be worse!)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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