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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/20/2015 9:17:05 AM

Reviewer: SK111, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
52 years of depression and anxiety--agoraphobia--every med on the market. Viibryd went to work by the third dose of 10 mg. No more suicidal thoughts from the third dose. Little anxiety in the evening--but I have night terrors, Energized and focused without being manic. Insomnia is a problem on 40 mg for me. Had to cut back to 20 mg some days and 10 mg other days depending on how I feel and wh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/6/2015 2:35:49 PM

Reviewer: Howiel, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
As the previous reviewer said, you should give a medication at least a month to know its real efficacy. Having said that, my third week (now at 40mg) is so far ok; having wiened off cymbalta ( which works well; although with huge side effects). I had a few low days with viibryd and seemed to get rejuvenated by barely adding back about 10mg of cymbalta that may still have been in my system. Will ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/28/2014 8:45:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Viibryd has worked well for me. The first two or three weeks of side affects were not fun, but when dealing with a serious illness such as Major Depressive Disorder, one cannot expect to feel better after being on it for only one or two weeks. I started to feel slightly better around the third week and am continuing to feel better as I start my second month. I have learned to ignore ratings by ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/25/2014 9:16:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have tried over the years many anti-depressants. Viibryd seemed promising at first. I am in the fourth month of treatment and haven chosen to wean myself off. I could not tolerate the 40 dose, the 20 dose has not been very effective on depression. I can no longer fit into my pants because of belly bloating and continual weight gain. I also have heat flashes, some so bad I turn red. I think Doct ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/3/2014 11:50:25 AM

Reviewer: Depressed , 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Worked for about 2 years then i crashed hard, couldn't get out of bed.

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