3 patient evaluations for Fluoxetine taken for the purpose of 'Generalized Anxiety Disorder'

stevekochscience
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stevekochscience
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
39 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
GAD

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Aug 1, 2013 (Started Nov 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depression with anxiety: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For me, it seemed to work to alleviate my panic attacks, but I'm not sure it helped with depression. I also think it made me prone to rare, but serious dark panic attacks. The sexual side-effects were moderate and would be worth it for bad anxiety or if it helped with depression. I stopped once I got to a place where external stress factors had significantly lessened.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 9, 2012 (Started Nov 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depression with anxiety: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 13, 2011 (Started Nov 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depression with anxiety: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My side effects started immediately with the 10 mg/day dose, but had mostly subsided by the time I upped my dose to 20 mg / day. So, the side effects seemed to be transient. In contrast, the benefits have been growing on a much longer time scale, probably taking several weeks to notice a benefit for depression and GAD.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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bertusj
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bertusj
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
38 M
I have:
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

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Aug 14, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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meowmeowmeow244
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meowmeowmeow244
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
19 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
GAD

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Oct 15, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Phobic disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Social anxiety: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

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