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    Condition: Depression
    11/1/2007 9:26:32 PM

    Reviewer: d00dah, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking Effexor in combination with Wellbutrin for 12 years. I wish I had taken it years earlier, because I have been dysthymic for most of my life (60). After I had BC, was on Tamoxifen, and other major life changes, I went from "not happy" to not wanting to "do" tomorrow - not suicidal, but significantly different ... tired.It's gotten me out of the pit. For t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    11/1/2007 8:06:19 PM

    Reviewer: alm_kee, 35-44 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

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    Condition: Depression
    11/1/2007 2:52:37 PM

    Reviewer: day2day, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I slept all the time & just felt numb & emotionless. When I weaned myself off of it I couldn't sleep for several weeks & ended up delusional & in the hospital.

    Condition: Depression
    11/1/2007 1:15:49 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: 5

    Comment:
    I was with Major Depressive Disorder about 4 years ago. Had not slept for weeks and was loosing weight w/o trying. Within 3 weeks of taking Effexor much of the physical discomfort of anxiety was gone, and by 6 weeks my thinking and mood was greatly improved. I take 75mg a day and will decrease it to 37.5mg when I see the nurse practitioner.

    Condition: Depression
    10/31/2007 11:08:34 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    While this drug did help me with my depression, I did not like how sick I felt if I didn't take it pretty close to the same time every day. I don't like something having that strong of an effect on me. I would get headaches, nausea, sensativity to light, irritable, and short tempered. I have taken other anti-depressants and none of them have been like this.

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