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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/31/2015 11:23:37 AM

Reviewer: DF, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I saw a new psychiatrist yesterday afternoon,I was looking to find something that was more effective in treating my mood than what I was already taking. I was previously taking Zoloft which was fine, no negative effects but nothing that lifted me up either. She recommended Fetzima. I took the pills around 12:30 pm. It made my blood pressure skyrocket to the the point where I ended up in an Emerge ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/12/2015 12:35:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've used meds all my life and this is the newest one for me. It works great at treating the depression and my energy is up quite a bit. I do get light headed and "stumbly" from it but not bad. My only big complaint is that I sweat 24/7, especially late nite and have 6-10 hot flashes per day and I'm male. Not sure if I will stay on this long term. It does help me a lot but t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/9/2015 10:33:48 PM

Reviewer: Rooster270, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Nausea. Constantly hungry. Sensitive to light and sound. Fetzima is shit.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/6/2015 5:24:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
If you do well on Cymbalta and are willing to go slow with increasing your dosage and tolerating the side effects, then you will do well on this drug. I, personally, read every experience before taking it and am so very glad that I did. Approaching with caution, taking with food, and tapering off my Wellbutrin really helped. Wellbutrin does not mix with this drug. In fact, a lot of things do n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/28/2015 1:43:22 PM

Reviewer: tori, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
the first day of taking it, my heart rate went up, i started sweating too much, lightheaded and dizzy, on the third day my doctor ordered me to stop taking it. i can live without it.

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