What is Cilift?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Citalopram

Cilift is a brand name for citalopram, an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used in the treatment of depression.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 8 15
Depressed mood 5 11
Adenocarcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 1 3
Bipolar II disorder 1 2
Cluster headaches 1 1
Cluster headaches 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
5
Mild
5
None
9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cilift

Side effect Patients
Anxiety and frustration 1
Confusion 1
Dizziness 1
Dizziness with nausea 1
Dry mouth 1
Excessive yawning 1

Show all 15 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Cilift

Dosage Patients
15 mg daily 1
20 mg daily 1
30 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cilift

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Cilift

Duration

Currently taking Cilift

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Cilift

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 16
Usually 4
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 7
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 19

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Cilift after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Sertraline (Zoloft) 1

Patients stopped taking Cilift and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Mirtazapine (Remeron) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Cilift

Dec 23, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine destroys sex drive

  • 0 helpful marks
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