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    Condition: Depression
    11/11/2015 5:30:24 PM

    Reviewer: Daynas1234, 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was on 80 mg of prozac so my doctor switched me to 75 mg of venlafaxine er for 7 days then upped it to 150 mg. I'm having less crying episodes. I have more motivation but i have severe insomnia. I haven't slept in 3 nights.

    Condition: Depression
    11/10/2015 6:27:09 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Tried several other meds to no avail.

    Condition: Depression
    10/31/2015 9:54:21 AM

    Reviewer: demoatx, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Feel better and had more energy and interest in things i used to do.

    Condition: Depression
    10/14/2015 6:38:53 AM

    Reviewer: Aggie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Decreased depression improved mood. Decreased anxiety. Improved energy and general daily functioning

    Condition: Depression
    7/22/2015 3:45:45 PM

    Reviewer: PHUMM, 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 have been on this drug for approximately 18 months. I started taking because of seasonal depression and am the heaviest I have ever been in my life. I have picked up 35 lbs while taking this drug. When I initially starting taking this, I took it in the morning and it made me VERY tired. I switched to taking it right before bed and that worked out well for me. I have experience a serious ... Show Full Comment

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