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Condition: Depression
7/17/2015 11:45:28 PM

Reviewer: pdiddle78, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medication combined with Cymbalta finally pulled me out of a terrible depression I had been suffering for almost 6 months. The worst side effect was Weight Gain. I literally gained 40lbs and NOTHING I did (diet, exercise) would drop the weight. Fortunately, I've been able to come off of it and should enjoy shedding the weight over time.

Condition: Depression
6/17/2015 1:48:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Originally started taking 15mg before ned for insomnia but was then made homeless which caused me to go into deep depression with bad anxiety so upped to 30mg then 45mg. This med helped keep me together. Highly effective at treating depression with big improvements within 3 days. Moderately effective at keeping anxiety at bay. After 6 months it still improves my sleep onset, duration and quality. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/19/2014 6:13:06 PM

Reviewer: woofie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My depression got better and I was able to sleep. However, the weight gain and increased appetite was awful. I know it depends on what you eat but I found I was craving sugar and junk food. Prior to taking Mirtazpine I had no cravings. I'm off of now. Will the weight come off easily?

Condition: Depression
12/17/2014 8:41:11 PM

Reviewer: JB, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started on Mirtazapine oral, over a year ago. At first I found it to be too sedating and almost stopped taking it. I am now on 30mg but very depressed and short tempered. I have never had problems with panic attacks, now they happen without warning. If anyone has had the same experience please let me know. I am considering to stop taking this useless medication because Its done nothing for me. M ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/27/2014 9:13:05 PM

Reviewer: firefighter567, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
started at 30mg then to 45mg. overall works well, still wake up periodically at night for brief periods. worst part is the weight gain. it is RIDICULOUS! no matter what I do it just won't stop.

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