What is Cipramil?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Citalopram

Cipramil is an international brand name for the antidepressant citalopram. Some uses of this medication include treatment of mild dementia-associated agitation in nonpsychotic patients; smoking cessation; ethanol abuse; obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children; diabetic neuropathy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 16 11
Depressed mood 8 1
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) 4 5
Mild depression 2 0
Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 1

Show all 12 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 7
Mild 5
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cipramil

Side effect Patients
Anorgasmia 1
Anxious mood 1
Balance problems 1
Constipation 1
Depersonalization-derealization 1
Dry mouth 1

Show all 15 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Cipramil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 15
Doctor's advice 5
Side effects too severe 4
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 2
See all 22 patients who've stopped taking Cipramil

Duration

Stopped taking Cipramil

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 7
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 16
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 6
< $25 2
Not specified 11

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Cipramil after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fluoxetine (Prozac) 1
Venlafaxine (Effexor XR) 1

Patients stopped taking Cipramil and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Venlafaxine (Effexor XR) 3
Fluoxetine (Prozac) 1
Sertraline (Zoloft) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Cipramil

Apr 3, 2004 (Started May 22, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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