62 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine taken for the purpose of 'depressed mood'

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Jan 9, 2019 (Started Feb 01, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea, decreased sex drive (libido), vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 7, 2018 (Started Feb 01, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea, decreased sex drive (libido), vivid dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: recently tried decreasing to 60mg to make sure wasn't being overmedicated. OCD got REALLY bad and i went right back up to 80mg. it's not a magic pill and i still have some issues but this drug and dose works really really well for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 29, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2017 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Un fortunately, this stopped working for me after having taken it for years. It WAS effective at one time though.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 20, 2016 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have found it provides a barely noticeable but important benefit in terms of keeping my emotions on an even keel without making me feel like I have no emotions.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2016 (Started Sep 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 14, 2010 (Started Sep 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 29, 2008 (Started Sep 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tremor in left hand)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Changed treatment
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2014 (Started Feb 15, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor in left hand)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2014 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depression related to pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pured inot pill boxes took same time every day
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 11, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
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
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