63 patient evaluations for Citalopram taken for the purpose of 'depressed mood'

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Jul 15, 2017 (Started Mar 12, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 20, 2017 (Started Mar 12, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first few days of starting this one i was extremely fatigued and very nausea's.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 31, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for lack of motivation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Effective. It was difficult at first to make the connection between depression and lack of motivation. I m now up to 30mg daily but will seek to up this soon.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 1, 2015 (Started Dec 03, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for lack of motivation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: There is the perception around antidepressants which is false. It is valid treatment for what could otherwise be a debilitating personal stasis. It is well worth getting past the negative perception and trying this treatment especially when ALS becomes a monkey on your back
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 11, 2015 (Started Dec 03, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Useful for lack of motivation.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Mar 15, 2015 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 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

Oct 15, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 22, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2013 (Started Aug 20, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2013 (Started Mar 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 17, 2013 (Started Jan 31, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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