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Condition: Depression
11/14/2007 2:30:23 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Although there is much negative info about this drug, it was the first one I tried and have so far been successful still even after almost a year on it.

Condition: Depression
11/14/2007 8:04:16 AM

Reviewer: Gigi, 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:
After trying Prozac and Zoloft with some side-effects, this is the one that worked perfeclty for me.

Condition: Depression
11/13/2007 10:42:58 PM

Reviewer: arynn, 55-64 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:
effexor has been great for me and I have been on it for 5 years.

Condition: Depression
11/13/2007 6:13:27 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Medication does work nicely but trying to get off of it is very difficult. Even after slowing descending dosage, still experience tremors, high blood pressure ie sever withdrawal symptoms.

Condition: Depression
11/13/2007 5:58:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
BEfore Effexor I was on prozac which helped but did not relieve the anxiety I am also dealing with. Effexor has helped tremendously!

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