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Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
7/11/2009 12:06:01 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
6/11/2009 4:44:27 PM

Reviewer: 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:

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
6/2/2009 3:00:02 PM

Reviewer: dkf, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Zyprexa for me was the best medication for stabilizing my moods. It immediately calmed me down, helped me get my anxiety under control, and I finally could sleep for more than four hours. The reason for the high dissatisfaction is first, I was sleepy ALL THE TIME. I went from four hours sleep to 12 or more hours sleep, and even after all that I was still sleepy. I had a long commute to wor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
5/26/2009 6:16:32 PM

Reviewer: AkathisiaFreak, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My experience with Zyprexa (olanzapine) is probably not representative of most patients who take the drug. I have learned (the hard way) that I am very sensitive to anti-dopamine drugs such as Zyprexa, so what I say here won't apply to everybody. In any event, I got the drug to combat major depression as well as frequent mood swings that felt like the hypomania of Bipolar-II disorder. U ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
5/22/2009 1:48:22 PM

Reviewer: AllisonJune, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The longer I was on Zyprexa, and the higher the dosage, the more weight I gained and the more I slept. I gained 50 pounds in 5 and a half years before I was finally taken off of it. I've been completely off of it for less than 2 weeks, and I've already lost at least 10 pounds. I didn't mind sleeping all the time. I kinda liked it, but I knew that 12 to 18 hours a night wasn't norma ... Show Full Comment

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