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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
7/4/2014 4:45:41 PM

Reviewer: BPII Guy 747, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
6 weeks ago diagnosed with Diabetes and at my highest weight ever.Realized that the Diabetes was a symptom of my weight gain. Weight gain a symptom of Depression. Meds Abilify 5mg 2x a week, Aprolazam 1mg 7x Nuvigil 7x. Fetzima [Dancing Girl], I call Fetzima Dancing Girl because it sounds like an Arabian Dancer. It makes you active and want to dance. The PDoc and Pharm. get a chuckle out of it. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
6/30/2014 12:40:52 AM

Reviewer: me, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This med has had Positives (+) and negatives (-) TAKE WITH LOTS OF FOOD you will see why after reading this... (+) More energy, not as depressed, decreased appetite, some of my sensory issues have gotten better, (-) Blood Pressure and pulse went through the roof while taking (80mg), constipation, I now have a hole in my stomach and had to drop to 40mg again and am having break through symptoms s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
6/29/2014 3:21:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this medication now for about 3 weeks. I am not sure what to think yet. The first couple of days I was constipated. That has passed though. I have felt a little more easily aggravated. I also have more energy. My Depressive thoughts and bouts of crying are still around. Its like I'm not that way all day but for periods it feels like I'm not taking anything. Then again I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
6/17/2014 10:02:46 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Generally had some headaches the first week and decreased appetite, a good thing. Three weeks into it my mood is better. I had lots of aches and pains that went away; a positive as well.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
6/16/2014 2:53:35 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Switched to this after years of taking Lexapro... had such extreme withdrawal symptoms I had to stop everything, wait for the Lexapro withdrawal to stop, and start back up on Fetzima. It has not really helped my depression but has given me more energy than I've ever had in my life. I am able to keep busy and get things done without trouble concentrating. It's a good trade off for me. Raise ... Show Full Comment

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