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    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    7/8/2015 10:29:41 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am writing this because my husband is not able to.He had been taking medicine for depression for 20 years that had become ineffective. His doctor prescribed fetzima. He started with the first pill on Monday. Ifound him on Wednesday afternoon. He committed suicide. Please be so very careful if you choose to take this drug. If i could go back to April 2014 knowing what i know know , I never would ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    6/21/2015 10:33:33 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was on Citalopram for many years for major depression. Had anhedonia - inability to feel pleasure, which was probably caused from beign on Citalopram so long. When I tried Fetzima 40 mg, I sweated a lot and got some side effects when I went out to the grocery store. It is a strong medicine. It scared me a little so I went back to Citalopram and asked the doctor for a lower dosage. On 20mg I feel ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    5/18/2015 11:12:01 PM

    Reviewer: sarabelle819, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Have tried every medication available for Chronic Fatigue and Depression. I still take 450mg of generic Wellbutrin and 120mg of generic Cymbalta (name brand way more effective bu got too expensive when a generic came out. My doc gave me samples of 40mg Fetzima to take replace with 60mg Cymbalta. So, taking Wellbutrin, 60mg Cymbalta and 40mg Fetzima, I felt great! But when I went to get it filled i ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    5/12/2015 12:02:24 PM

    Reviewer: Amy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Have been on Fetzima for well over 1 yr now. Started with 20mg, after a few days to 40mg. No side effects for me. After 3 months changed from 40mg to 80mg, 3 months later to 120mg. Also, take low dose of Wellbutrin. This RX has worked well!!

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    4/27/2015 12:35:20 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Night and day sweats are bad. I feel okay. Energy is up a bit.

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