CNN CNN Health

This content is created or selected by the HealthGrades editorial team and is funded by an advertising sponsor. The content is subject to the HealthGrades medical review process for accuracy, balance and objectivity. The content is not edited or otherwise influenced by the advertisers appearing on this page except with the possible suggestion of the broad topic area. For more information, read the HealthGrades advertising policy.

This content is selected and managed by the Healthgrades editorial staff.
Creating a customized list of questions for your next appointment
at your appointment
Depression
Ask the Right Questions at
Your Next Doctor's Appointment
Get Started
Who is the appointment for?
  • Myself
  • Spouse
  • Child
  • Parent
  • Friend or other relative
What is the reason for the appointment?
  • Routine visit
  • New or worsening symptoms
  • Medication issues or side effects
  • Second opinion
  • Evaluation for a possible diagnosis of depression
Has a doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with depression?
  • Yes, Diagnosed
  • No, Undiagnosed
Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?
  • Current doctor
  • New doctor

What are your symptoms? (Optional)

Common symptoms:
(add another?)

What medications are you taking (if any) for Depression? (Optional)

Abilify (Aripiprazole Oral tablet)
Abilify (Aripiprazole Oral solution)
Abilify (Aripiprazole Solution for injection)
Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide Oral tablet)
Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide Oral solution)
Cymbalta (Duloxetine Oral capsule, gastro-resistant pellets)
Desyrel (Trazodone Hydrochloride Oral tablet)
Effexor XR (Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Oral capsule, extended-release)
Elavil (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride Oral tablet)
Lexapro (Escitalopram Oral tablet)
Lexapro (Escitalopram Oral solution)
Luvox (Fluvoxamine Maleate Oral tablet)
Norpramin (Desipramine Hydrochloride Oral tablet)
Paxil (Paroxetine Hydrochloride Oral tablet)
Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine Succinate Oral tablet, extended-release)
Prozac (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride Oral tablet [Depression/Mood Disorders])
Prozac (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride Oral solution [Depression/Mood Disorders])
Remeron (Mirtazapine Oral tablet)
Seroquel (Quetiapine Fumarate Oral tablet)
Tofranil (Imipramine Hydrochloride Oral tablet)
Wellbutrin (Bupropion Hydrochloride Oral tablet [Depression/Mood Disorders])
Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride Oral tablet)
Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride Oral solution)
Zyprexa (Olanzapine Oral tablet)
Zyprexa (Olanzapine Solution for injection)
You Said...
  • Appointment For:
    • Reason(s):
      • Diagnosis:
        • Care Provider:
          • Symptoms:
            • Medications:

              The most important questions to ask about Depression

              Add Questions

              TO DISCUSS

              Symptoms:

                Medications:

                  TO BRING

                  Insurance Card and Info
                  Driver's License or ID
                  This Guide And Pen
                  Add Questions
                  View Top 10 Questions
                  View All Questions

                  Medical Reviewer: George Grossberg, MD. Last Annual Review Date: Nov 20, 2012 Copyright: © Copyright 2013 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced or reprinted without permission from Health Grades, Inc. Use of this information is governed by the Healthgrades User Agreement.

                  THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.