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Condition: Depression
2/24/2008 2:31:56 PM

Reviewer: sadie78, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was useing Lexipro till I couldn't afford it anymore. Needed to go to a generic. Went from 10mg to 40mg overnight. Been on it sence the first of the month. Lost my appetite totally (lost 12 pounds), things that used to bother me dosen't bother me much anymore, and I am more at ease to talking to people that I had a problem with before. When I take it at bedtime I have to also take a slee ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
2/20/2008 7:08:07 PM

Reviewer: mmm0764, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i got on this med because my fluoxetine stoppped working. after 2 weeks of taking this i had a slump, i didn't geet out of bed for 2 days. even now after 4 weeks i still get naseous after i take it,with previous meds the nasea subsided after a week or so. also 2 weeks into taking it i was unable to have an orgasm. my insomnia is worse now then when i was off meds.i am groggy and in a daze most ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
2/20/2008 11:03:55 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It worked well in the 20mg dose but i lost all sexual desire. then i used the 10 mg dose and it did not work as well.

Condition: Depression
2/19/2008 9:03:43 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has worked when others have not. I have gained about 20 pounds in two years and have just begun sweating more, but it works so I will continue to use it.

Condition: Depression
2/28/2008 5:43:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has hepled me a great deal with my moods and helps my mind to relax which helps me sleep 100% better than before.

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