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Cipralex

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3.8  Effectiveness
7.8  Side Effects
5.7  Holistic Benefits

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Effectiveness of Cipralex by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Cipralex, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 6.8% 14.8% 55.6% 15.4% 7.4%
Balance/Equilibrium 3.1% 11.7% 64.8% 16% 4.3%
Blood Pressure 1.9% 2.5% 85.8% 7.4% 2.5%
Breathing 1.2% 8.6% 77.2% 9.3% 3.7%
Confidence 7.4% 21% 40.1% 25.9% 5.6%
Coordination/Motor Skills 1.2% 14.2% 66.7% 13% 4.9%
Digestion 1.9% 11.1% 67.9% 14.8% 4.3%
Emotional Well-being 10.5% 29% 25.9% 25.3% 9.3%
Energy 8% 21.6% 29.6% 29% 11.7%
Eyesight 1.9% 8.6% 66.7% 19.1% 3.7%
Memory 5.6% 16.7% 45.1% 21.6% 11.1%
Mental Clarity 6.8% 22.2% 37.7% 27.8% 5.6%
Pain 0% 11.1% 72.8% 13.6% 2.5%
Patience 10.5% 29.6% 29% 24.1% 6.8%
Sexual Health 4.9% 17.3% 41.4% 19.1% 17.3%
Skin Complexion 1.9% 8.6% 78.4% 10.5% 0.6%
Sleep 9.3% 27.2% 33.3% 20.4% 9.9%
Stress Level 5.6% 33.3% 28.4% 25.9% 6.8%
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Commonly Reported Cipralex Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 61.1% 27.8% 11.1% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 87.9% 5% 2.1% 5% 0%
Anxiety 43.6% 24.2% 17.4% 11.4% 2.7%
Blurred Vision 58.6% 19.2% 12.1% 6.1% 4%
Breathing Difficulties 73.7% 17.2% 4% 4% 1%
Change in Sex Drive 41.4% 14.3% 14.3% 14.3% 15%
Change in Weight 50% 13.2% 8.8% 14.7% 13.2%
Cold Symptoms 67.7% 15.2% 11.1% 5.1% 1%
Confusion 57.6% 19.2% 16.2% 4% 3%
Constipation 70% 16% 10% 2% 2%
Depression 52.5% 19.2% 12.1% 12.1% 4%
Diarrhea 68.5% 14.1% 11.4% 4.7% 1.3%
Difficulty Urinating 80.6% 11.1% 5.6% 2.8% 0%
Dizziness 55% 15.4% 18.1% 9.4% 2%
Drowsiness 46.6% 13% 16.8% 17.6% 6.1%
Dry Mouth 55.4% 13.7% 20.9% 8.6% 0.7%
Erectile Dysfunction 81.9% 5.6% 4.2% 5.6% 2.8%
Fatigue 32.9% 15.4% 16.1% 24.8% 10.1%
Fever 85.9% 7.1% 5.1% 2% 0%
Gas 58.6% 17.2% 13.1% 10.1% 1%
Headache 46.3% 22.8% 16.8% 8.7% 4.7%
Insomnia 57.7% 12.1% 10.7% 13.4% 6%
Irregular Heartbeat 68.7% 12.1% 16.2% 2% 1%
Irritability / Impatience 56.8% 18% 12.9% 9.4% 2.2%
Mood Swings 51.5% 21.2% 17.2% 7.1% 3%
Muscle Cramping 62.6% 13.1% 14.1% 7.1% 3%
Muscle Spasms 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Nausea 64.5% 14.2% 9.2% 7.1% 4.3%
Relaxed / Calming Sensation 47.2% 22.2% 27.8% 1.4% 1.4%
Sensitivity to Light 72.7% 11.1% 10.1% 3% 3%
Sexual Dysfunction 53.8% 12.8% 7.7% 14.5% 11.1%
Slow Heartbeat 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 69.7% 14.1% 8.1% 4% 4%
Sweating 62.3% 15.9% 11.6% 7.2% 2.9%
Tremors 59.4% 25% 6.2% 6.2% 3.1%
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Less Commonly Reported Cipralex Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Aggressive / Impulsive Behavior 73.1% 9% 11.9% 3% 3%
Amnesia / Memory Loss 55.2% 17.9% 10.4% 10.4% 6%
Appetite Loss 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 66% 20% 6% 6% 2%
Change in Weight 40.3% 22.2% 16.7% 13.9% 6.9%
Confusion 59.4% 21.9% 12.5% 3.1% 3.1%
Coordination / Balance Problems 62.5% 18.8% 12.5% 3.1% 3.1%
Depression 59.4% 12.5% 21.9% 6.2% 0%
Disorientation 74.6% 14.9% 6% 3% 1.5%
Double Vision 93.8% 0% 3.1% 0% 3.1%
Energy Loss 43.3% 9% 19.4% 20.9% 7.5%
Fainting 85.1% 13.4% 1.5% 0% 0%
Feelings of Anger / Rage 70.1% 10.4% 7.5% 11.9% 0%
Hallucinations 93.8% 3.1% 0% 3.1% 0%
Heart Attack 98.6% 0% 1.4% 0% 0%
Impaired Thinking / Judgment 62.7% 11.9% 19.4% 3% 3%
Increased Depression 69.4% 12.5% 8.3% 8.3% 1.4%
Indigestion 73.1% 9% 7.5% 9% 1.5%
Liver Damage 91.8% 2.7% 2.7% 0% 2.7%
Nervousness 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 57.1% 10.2% 8.2% 18.4% 6.1%
Seizures 97.3% 1.4% 1.4% 0% 0%
Slow Reflexes 67.2% 11.9% 13.4% 4.5% 3%
Slurred Speech 85.1% 10.4% 1.5% 0% 3%
Stroke 98.6% 1.4% 0% 0% 0%
Suicidal Tendencies 76.4% 9.7% 6.9% 4.2% 2.8%
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Episodes since taking Cipralex
Since taking Cipralex Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 0.8%
Blindness 0.2%
Fall 2.6%
Hospitalization 0.6%
Seizure 0.5%
Stroke 0.2%
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User Comments about Cipralex
19 Jun 2015 Not my fist antidepressants, been on Prozac yrs ago, was going to separation with alcoholic hubby, kept working and tok care of my son the best I could. First months, I felt better, maybe it eas supportfrom dr. changed for Cipralex couple of yrs ago, tremors and and feet, the face. Freaked me out. Always so tired, could barely get un, take. care of child and work, Dr changed from 20 mg to 10. for thyroid I got Synthroidd, but still exhaustion, hardly can climb of bed and do my day. Just want to sleep. Will ask dr to stop Copralex, I am a walking sleepy zombie, no projetcs, nor dreams, that is not a life. If somoone get out of this coma, that would be encouraging!
   —Posted by anne
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19 Mar 2015 I have had excellent success with cipralex, treating anxiety and depression. Ive been on it for almost three years. In the past year i have noticed some symptoms which i suspect is the drug. The symptoms are loose stool, mild nausea, intermittent sleep issues amd weight gain of about 10 lbs. i need at least 8 hrs of sleep at night and do not have the same energy as i had before. In addition to cipralex i also have incorporated meditation, follow a healthy diet and get regular exercise. As a result i have been able to reduce my dosage by half. Overall ive had excellent results with cipralex.
   —Posted by A better life in toronto
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05 Oct 2014 Experience of slur speech, gain weight , blur visions and irritability.
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02 Apr 2014 My doctor just moved me up to 20 mgs, which I've been on for 13 or 14 days. Having extreme fatigue where I need a nap in mid-afternoon. No energy, so forget the gym. Worst part is I can't stop eating! Mild headaches almost daily. Am told this med takes 6-8 weeks to reach full effect, so just be patient and give it time. I don't see my doctor for another 2.5 months and in the meantime, I''m worried about the weight gain and the tiredness. Anyone else going through this ??? Generally I rate my days about a 6 out of 10. Not near good enough.
   —Posted by pisces
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03 Mar 2014 At first I had a lot of side effects. I already had epilepsy, and it has made my seizures more apparent, but luckily for me, i only have petite mal seizures. I have gained 15lbs on this medication, but it helped me fill out to my body well. I am still quiet in crowds, and get very tired just from going to school. I have noticed my attendance at school has gone up because of this medication. But my friends and family have notice that I have an increase in being irritable, impatient, angry, and tend to have no filter on what I say. Recently my depression has become a bit worse, seeing as I skipped school, became very depressed, blacked out for a while, and don't remember anything from that time. I remember waking up on the floor, and having a swollen, bruised, and very painful arm. My dad helped me try to remember what had happened that day, and now I remember that I became very depressed and self-harmed. Also, my alcohol intake has become a lot higher due to stress from this medication.
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