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Condition: Depression
10/5/2007 2:27:46 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The drug worked great at the beginning, but overtime, it seems that it is not the best choice for me. The one big problem with this drug is if you miss a dose the withdrawl effects are very noticeable.

Condition: Depression
10/4/2007 10:44:58 PM

Reviewer: mari, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
this make me fill better and let me do my job and happyier and get along with people

Condition: Depression
10/4/2007 12:59:21 PM

Reviewer: Micki, 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 started taking Effexor XR three years ago and it has made a dramatic difference in my quality of life (150 mg once a day). I also deal with adult ADD, and Effexor has made it easier for me to concentrate and follow through on tasks. I'm very thankful to my doctor for recognizing the signs of both depression and ADD and prescribing this for me.

Condition: Depression
10/4/2007 11:12:25 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take 300mg per day (2 pills of 150mg), which is 1 dose away from the most mg allowed to be prescribed by law. If I do not take this medication EXACTLY 24 hours every day, immediately I start getting withdrawl symtoms. Being a recovered drug addict, I know it is much like a withdrawl from heroin. 1st is the migraines. Then the sweating, bones hurting, vomiting, diareah, it's horrible. But, t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/1/2007 2:53:07 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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