19 patient evaluations for Escitalopram taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder'

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Dec 27, 2016 (Started Mar 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Upset stomach, Headaches, Tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Upset stomach, Headaches

Apr 6, 2009 (Started Mar 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Upset stomach, Headaches, Tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Upset stomach, Headaches

Apr 3, 2009 (Started Mar 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Upset stomach, Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Upset stomach, Headaches

Mar 27, 2009 (Started Mar 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Upset stomach, Headaches

Mar 18, 2009 (Started Mar 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/5 mL Daily
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Upset stomach, Headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2016 (Started May 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it just didn't work.. 
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2015 (Started Oct 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 7, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have taken this med more than once and not been impressed with it either time. Told the md that when put on it this time but they wanted me on it anyway. Then they increased the dosage saying it usually doesn't help. I was impressed to say the least.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Suicidal thoughts or urges, Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2015 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

May 18, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

Apr 22, 2010 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Apathy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Apathy

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 12, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sexual side effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When starting an anti-depressant, remember that it will usually take several weeks before you can feel a positive difference.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2013 (Started Dec 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2012 (Started Jun 26, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This was the best single treatment I have tried for MDD. But alone it did make me want to sleep 10 hours a night. Added Buproprion for additional energy and to obtan more complete relief from Depression.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 21, 2011 (Started Jun 26, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this med with my evening meal.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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