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Condition: Depression
10/22/2009 11:14:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Condition: Depression
10/17/2009 1:14:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this for 2 months now, before I was taking Cymbalta which worked great for my anxiety and depression, but cost too much. The venlafaxine works too, but I have noticed that if a miss a dose,I get that brain zap. On the plus side I have lost 12 lbs and although I still remain very nauseous when I take it, after eating a small amount of food, I feel better. On the downside, I am un ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/1/2009 12:49:08 PM

Reviewer: Rainy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Depression
9/23/2009 1:46:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
evering was wonderfull, hardly any panic atacks, exiety was disapating with every day, i have even been able to go back to collega, then I stoped talking the meds for to weeks dr put me back on same dose and i Over dosed or O.D.thank god i didnt go into a coma and im still alive, i still want to be on this med. it helps me that much

Condition: Depression
9/14/2009 4:18:26 PM

Reviewer: Lee, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The first few days I started the medication I was very nauseaus. Now I am fine with it. The only side effect I'm having is losing weight(no appetite) I've lost 10 pounds. I am down to 118. I seem to have a little more energy. I'm on my second month so I haven't seen a significant change in my depression yet. I know it takes time. I missed a dose one day and the next day I was sick. ... Show Full Comment

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