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    Condition: Depression
    12/18/2009 12:33:42 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on this medication for about three months then all H*** broke loose. I broke out in hives head to toe and I never had an allergy prior. I had to stop taking it immediately and the withdrawal symptoms were horrific. For the last 10 months I have been on several drug combinations in an attempt to get rid of the hives. I've been on a immune-suppressant drug called cyclosporine for the last ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    12/15/2009 11:00:42 PM

    Reviewer: doglover101, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    PLEASE BEWARE OF THE HORRIBLE WITHDRAWL SYMPTOMS OF THIS MEDICATION WHEN/IF YOU DISCONTINUE IT. I AM GOING THROUGH MAJOR, SERIOUS WITHDRAWL SYMPTOMS FROM ABRUPTLY STOPPING THE MEDICATION AND IT IS AT TIMES UNBEARABLE TO DEAL WITH. I HAVEN'T SLEPT AN ENTIRE NIGHT THOUGH IN OVER 13 DAYS NOW, THE HORRIBLE HEADACHES, VERTIGO, SHAKING, RAPID HEARTBEAT/TACYCARDIA, HORRIBLE SWEATING (I AM HAVING TO C ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    12/8/2009 8:56:24 AM

    Reviewer: doglover101, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was originally taking 37.5mg twice a day for over a month and it wasn't helping, (I also had a mild skin itching reaction) so my Dr. increased my dosage to 75mg twice a day and after taking the higher dosage for only about 3 days I noticed a big difference and I actually felt a lot better so I was happy with the new dosage until I had a SEVERE allergic reaction all over my legs, arms and sto ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    11/30/2009 11:14:01 PM

    Reviewer: JoDee, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This is not a medication you can just stop taking, i have tried many times. Seems even being weaned down to nothing, about 5-7 days later, i feel my world completely falls apart. I wish now i hadn't taken this, but it is effective.

    Condition: Depression
    11/26/2009 10:33:26 AM

    Reviewer: mags, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I still am quite depressed, sometimes I am really dispondent. I AM AFRAID TO ASK THE DOCTOR TO CHANGE THE DRUG AS I get horrible sensations in my head when it is coming up to the time when I take it, as if I am getting withdraw symptoms. This happens especially if I am a little later taking it.

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