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    Condition: Depression
    1/27/2009 11:05:21 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been taking prozac for a long time for depression and my docter switched me to this medicine cause he told me new things have come out and will be better he put me on the pristiq pill and it only took a few days my stomach just wasn't right i assumed I had the stomach flu and was sick in bed for days then when i ate a sandwich my stomach was so bloated and felt so bad like I had eaten a ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    1/20/2009 2:37:02 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I suffer from SAD and this medication has worked wonders for me this winter. I have had a couple of side effects excessvie sweating and vivid dreams but overall this medication has been a tremendous help. I am very glad my physican put me on this.

    Condition: Depression
    1/19/2009 6:11:04 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Dr changed from lexapro and within 10 days i felt a marked improvement in energy level and thought process. Excellent medication for me!

    Condition: Depression
    1/17/2009 11:34:57 PM

    Reviewer: hannah, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Seemed to work overnite...Only side effect I had was loss of appetite.

    Condition: Depression
    1/17/2009 9:06:32 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Only on Pristiq for 12 days due to side effects- night sweats, headaches, panic attacks. Withdrawal was far worse than side effects. Due to hair loss, uncontrolable shaking, crying spells, fever, disorientation, phobia of leaving home, etc, I was taken to a mental hospital for an emergency evaluation. Drug stays in system 14 days after discontinuation. Will never use again.

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