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Condition: Depression
7/2/2014 12:57:39 PM

Reviewer: Lea, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this for two years for depression/anxiety. At first it worked, but I had to keep increasing my dose and finally it just quit working completely. Not only was I JUST as depressed as before, but I also gained 25 pounds and can't lose any more than 5 pounds after having been off if for four months. I do believe it has done something to my metabolism and really hope I can get my body t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
6/5/2014 11:06:26 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Depression has greatly increased

Condition: Depression
6/2/2014 2:27:52 PM

Reviewer: VLS56, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this med for over 10 yrs and don't remember specific side effects early on other than dry mouth. I notice that I have completely lost interest in sex (but am also menopausal, so which caused that? idk) I have had horrible weight gain over the years and like so many others have tried to go off the medication and cannot. I can tell (as my husband can) if I forgot to take it or ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
6/2/2014 2:19:16 AM

Reviewer: Em Rose, 19-24 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: 3

Comment:
Adjusting to 10mg of Cipralex was odd, it disoriented me. I was in a daze for a week. However, after three weeks, my mood was substantially lifted. I highly recommend this anti-depressant for depression sufferers. I have never felt so normal in such a long time. But I developed a weird sleep problem. I'd sleep 14 hours a night. I couldn't get out of bed otherwise. I don't know ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
5/29/2014 3:35:10 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male 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:
dealing with chronic pain daily and went into a deep depression. This product helped me to recover so that I could work at least part time.

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