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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of fluoxetine Oral.

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Condition: Depression
5/20/2008 7:22:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking 20mg of Fluoxetine about a month and a half ago to try to get a hold of my depression. I have had depression on and off for probably 6-8 years or so (I am now 24). I've tried Lexapro, Wellbutrin, and another anti-depression medicine, but Fluoxetine seems to be helping me the best. Some of the other medications actually made things worse for me. I have been dealing with a lot o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
5/20/2008 1:00:12 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
A correction to my review below is that the significant weight gain ocurred at 40mg, not 20mg. Doctor increased the dosage to 40mg because the 20mg dosage no longer helped.

Condition: Depression
5/19/2008 10:05:46 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It worked well at first, then the effectiveness would wear off. Doctor increased the dosage to 20mg, and the same thing happened. Have had significant weight gain with it as I now have the urge to eat everything in sight. The same thing happened when I was on Paxil and gained 30 lbs. Now I have health issues from being overweight such as high cholestrol and chest pains, not to mention avoiding ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
5/15/2008 6:08:12 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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: Depression
4/30/2008 1:51:22 PM

Reviewer: cowboy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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