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Condition: Depression
9/21/2007 6:27:37 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
GRADUALLY MOVING UP TO THE DOSE MY DOCTOR WANTED ME TO TAKE WAS CRAZY...I FELT VERY FUNNY AND SAW TRACERS ALL DAY. WHEN MY BODY ADJUSTED I WAS...OK...BUT GOD FORBID I NOT TAKE IT AT THE EXACT TIME OF DAY EACH DAY, OR I FELT AWFUL...FUZZY BRAIN FEELINGS, HEADACHES, IRRITABILITY, EYE PAIN...IT WAS TERRIBLE... AND WHEN I DECIDED TO GET OFF THE STUFF....IT TOOK ME ALMOST A MONTH TO GET THROUGH THE WI ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
9/20/2007 4:58:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Worked well for me, but has caused sexual side effects and constipation.

Condition: Depression
9/20/2007 3:02:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug resolved my depression after several others could not. I felt great. When my insurance changed it was no longer covered and cost hundreds of dollars every month. Can't afford it!

Condition: Depression
9/19/2007 9:49:01 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
worse drug out there. Do not take this drug no matter what.....

Condition: Depression
9/19/2007 9:05:35 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this med in conjunction with sever headaches for 2 months at 75mg per day. My mental attitude, anxiety, depression, memory, and insomnia have improved drastically. The only side effect, which was feeling like you wanted to "jump out of your skin for about a week", has disappeared completely. The headaches are not gone, but have decreased in frequency and severity. Iuse this ... Show Full Comment

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