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Condition: Depression
10/26/2009 7:38:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The side effects were minor compared to the benefits, however I am having major sexual problems with the drug. I have been taking it for 6 weeks and maybe a small improvement has happened it is not at al normal

Condition: Depression
10/25/2009 10:04:57 PM

Reviewer: FEELING DESPERATE, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
STILL NOT TOO SURE IF THIS IS WORKIGN OR NOT FOR MY HUSBAND BUT IT SEEMS TO BE. HIS DEPRESSION AND RAGE WAS GETTING SO UNBEARABLE, NOW HE WAKES UP WITH A SMILE AND ITS ONLY BEEN A FEW DAYS. I HOPE IT CONTINUES TO WORK.. FEELING DESPERATE

Condition: Depression
10/23/2009 8:16:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The first few days my stomach was upset, but that subsided after a week or so. Emotionally as well as physically, I felt much better within a couple of days of taking the medication. It gave me energy and did not have the weight of the world feeling anymore. The only side effect that I have, and continue to have, is excessive sweating during physical activities. A small worry compared to the g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/23/2009 10:25:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on the medication pristiq for a month now..I feel better than i ever have on meds before.I had a few restless nights and dizziness in the first few days but now i feel so much better

Condition: Depression
10/22/2009 6:56:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
When I first started taking Pristiq, I noticed increased anxiety. My doctor then put me on xanax twice a day. I had trouble sleeping for a month or 2, but that finally went away. I didn't make the connection between the Pristiq and the anxiety and sleeplessness until read other people's experience here. Those symptoms are gone now and I feel really good! I do have more energy and motivatio ... Show Full Comment

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