What is Reboxetine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Edronax

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Reboxetine is an antidepressant used in the management of depression.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 6 3
Major depressive disorder 5 6
Cognitive confusion 1 0
Cognitive impairment 1 0
Pain in arm(s) 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 4
Moderate 4
Mild 5
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Reboxetine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Constipation 3
Balance problems 1
Chronic constipation 1
Dizziness 1
Elevated blood pressure 1
Excessive sweating 1

Show all 14 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Reboxetine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 6
Did not seem to work 5
Doctor's advice 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Reboxetine

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 13
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 5
Not specified 8

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Reboxetine after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluoxetine (Prozac) 1
Sertraline (Zoloft) 1

Patients stopped taking Reboxetine and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Escitalopram (Lexapro) 1
Vortioxetine (Trintellix) 1
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2 patient evaluations for Reboxetine

Nov 27, 2009 (Started Jun 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: only a slight improvement for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2009 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (racing heart feeling, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: racing heart feeling, dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks
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