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    Condition: Depression
    10/29/2007 10:47:56 AM

    Reviewer: WhistleRock, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After 16 horrible months and trying 7 other medications I hit on the one that made all the difference. Gave me my life back. Few side effects, easy to tolerate, totally effective.

    Condition: Depression
    10/28/2007 7:52:50 PM

    Reviewer: jckmdtwn, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I went on Effexor after having been on Prozac for a number of years. I found it easy to use and worked well for my depression. However, if i miss a few doses, I get light headed/dizzy which reminds me that I've forgotten it. Which is both positive and negative, for I do not look forward to ever coming off of this drug due to the withdrawals I experience from just a few days off of it.

    Condition: Depression
    10/28/2007 6:42:13 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I only took one Effexor tablet and I thought I was going to have a nervous breakdown. I went from feeling a bit edgy, due to a terminal illness in the family, to totally 'freaked out'. It took several weeks for me to feel back to normal again.

    Condition: Depression
    10/28/2007 4:33:46 PM

    Reviewer: Rusty, 55-64 Male 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:
    Very pleased with effexor. The only trouble I had, was taking it on an empty stomach. Must be taken after eating.

    Condition: Depression
    10/28/2007 4:16:50 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I must take this medication every day. If I skip more than one dose I feel like I'm getting the flu. Other than that it has worked fine without any other side effects.

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