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Condition: Depression
5/11/2008 6:04:45 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The problem I have been having with this is drug is that I often get vertigo when I drink alcohol. I have been on the drug for 2 years and during that time span, it's probably happened 10 times. The morning after I have had a drink or two, I will wake up in bed with the room spinning violently, feeling like I have been slammed onto the floor, and I have to get up and stumble dizzily to the bat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/25/2008 3:01:57 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
So far, so good. The only side effect I have had is a headache that feels like I have a vice on my head, very tight. But if that's all I have to go through to get better, no problem. I definately reccomend this drug.

Condition: Depression
4/25/2008 12:12:01 PM

Reviewer: MiniB, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was put on this twice a day pill at 100mg per tablet back in November and at first I had a severe reaction to it ie. nightmares, racing thoughts that lead to severe anxiety attacks at night, insomnia, headaches and nausea. Within about 5 or 6 weeks these side effects subsided and I felt much better. My doctor presribed a sleeping aid with it as well which helped with the insomnia. I was able ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/21/2008 10:51:05 PM

Reviewer: Billy_be_bad, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i have suffered from depression for about 2 years now, and have been on prozac, paxil, and lexapro. Paxil did nothing for me accept put on 20 pounds. prozac worked but not good enough.then tried wellbutrin, and feel so much better, like a brand new person. i dont feel sad, or rundown, i feel like their is hope and a purpose in life. i definitley reccommend this drug

Condition: Depression
4/6/2008 9:18:29 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
ive only been taking this medicine for three days but i keep having horrible nightmeres and headaches that make me want to vomit... and the ringing in my ears WONT GO AWAY. unfortunately i don't really have any other options hopefully these symptoms will go away after a while

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