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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Brisdelle oral.

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Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
12/31/2015 2:58:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Brisdelle for 3 weeks and experienced fewer hot flashes, however, the muscle stiffness, pain and fatigue are not worth it. Within 2days of starting it I began experiencing sore and stiff muscles. It steadily got worse, now to the point I am stiff when I sit for 20 minutes. I cannot risk it getting any worse. I am getting off it today! Not worth it.

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
12/7/2015 12:28:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Update- after a few months on this medication I stopped taking it, so far so good as the hot flashes and night sweats have not returned. I stopped taking Brisdelle because I couldn't stand the weight gain, headaches, and I hated that it killed my libido. There ARE side effects. If I have to start it again, I will b/c it does offer some relief. But for me- after a while the side effects weren ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
11/6/2015 5:49:45 PM

Reviewer: Kassie63, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Brisdelle for 8 months. My hot flashes reduced by maybe 10 %. The severity by about the same. As I felt the expense was not worth the small amount of gain, I decided to stop taking it. My health care professional said I would not need to taper off but after checking online I decided I should. It's been 5 weeks and my symptoms of withdrawal are pretty severe. Terrible ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
10/31/2015 9:40:06 PM

Reviewer: Marie , 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started July 27. The hot flashes and night sweats went away in the first day. The first 8 days kept me sleepy, so I used the package to number every other night as a night to take a pill. Seems to work. The pill seems to hold about 42 hours. I also noticed an abondance of sugar items will cause the symptoms to come back sooner. For the urine coloration I drink with a full 8 oz of water. Better ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
10/27/2015 1:29:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is Paxil rebranded. I would not take an anti-depressant without the approval of a psychiatrist. My psychiatrist thought it was worth a try and it would not interact with the Wellbutrin I was already taking. I have received no benefit from the drug and, in spite of it being prescribed by my psychiatrist, upon hearing that I was getting no benefit, my obgyn told me to discontinue it. Luckily I ... Show Full Comment

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