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Condition: Depression
3/8/2013 6:18:29 PM

Reviewer: azmoore50, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Is Escitalopram a plecebo? It has no more effect than taking an asprin. Its cheeper than Lexapro but I guess you get what you pay for.

Condition: Depression
12/28/2012 1:00:27 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have taken the brand name Lexapro for years and have had a dramatic improvement in my depression; the generic is not as effective after just a few days on the generic my mood deteriorates and my depression increases. It seems gradual at first but I notice a significant increase in my anxiety and anger.

Condition: Depression
12/20/2012 12:46:52 AM

Reviewer: Bud452752, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used this drug off and on for a period of 5 yrs and highly recommend it. It helped me get through the loss of two brothers within 5 months of each other and currently I started back taking them again as I decided to quit smoking and they have helped me (now 9 months) smoke-free with anxiety, depression, feeling like I lost my best friend. No side effects that I'm aware of but have exp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/19/2012 1:19:09 AM

Reviewer: James, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I feel happier with hardly no side affects. I don't eat very much. I feel a little tried sometimes. Overall, I'm satisfied with the drug.

Condition: Depression
11/1/2012 12:45:19 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Generic Lexapro. Teva brand from pharmacy. Had used brand name for years. switched to generic, found loss of effects, poor results, poor mood, very much more depressed. considering whether can afford to pay for name brand or will try a different generic or anti depressant.

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