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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
11/6/2014 5:26:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started Fetzima 2.5 weeks ago, working up to 80mg by week 2. I started having bad side effects at 80mg. I've had waves of nausea, vertigo, headache, irritability, hot flashes, palpitations & heart pounding to the point of chest pain, mental fogginess & been a bit teary for the last week. I spent most of the week in bed. I couldn't function. I've backed off to 40mg & m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/29/2014 7:00:35 AM

Reviewer: Jenks729, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been on a combination of Celexa and Wellbutrin for the last couple of years and it seemed to be working. However, I began noticing moods swings the last couple of months and mentioned it to my doctor last week. He gave me a two week sample of Fetzima. Take daily 20mg for the first two days and 40mg daily after that. First week I just experiencing nausea. Into my second week now and still ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/11/2014 10:35:05 PM

Reviewer: sigh, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Dr. Switch me from paxil because of weight gain to fetzima 40mg for anxiety and depression. I started feeling the Side effects (constant headache, hot flashes that would make me feel if I were coming down with a fever, and nausea) in two days. Even though fetzima worked for my anxiety And depression the side effects were unbearable. So I bumped the mg to 20mg a day. I went from having heada ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
9/29/2014 8:24:12 AM

Reviewer: Iah, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Its only day 2 but I'm extremely light headed.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
9/18/2014 8:46:00 PM

Reviewer: snugsy55, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried endless depression meds in my past 40 years and NEVER could stay with any except for Prozac many years ago. Started Fetzima 40 mg 2-14 after getting off Cymbalta. Surprise! It's fantastic for me except I have become MORE organized and detailed oriented than I USUALLY am so that become a nuisance fir me and my husband as well :-) I had chronic insomnia and I'm taking 100 mg. ... Show Full Comment

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