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Condition: Depression
6/12/2012 7:24:55 PM

Reviewer: hminner70@comcast.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Why did my dr. change my med from citlolaopram to escitralopram??? what is the difference???

Condition: Depression
4/27/2012 12:10:17 PM

Reviewer: aiminghigh, 45-54 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking the brand name (Lexapro) for over 8 years with excellent results for my depression, and no real side affect except some loss of sex drive. Without it , I have trouble thinking, get very depressed and suicidal. However, recently the pharmacist switched the prescription to the generic, and the sex drive has gone down to none existent. It costs me $30 less to have the generic, bu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/25/2012 4:39:31 PM

Reviewer: jazzie, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Depression
4/3/2012 12:34:42 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has done nothing for me

Condition: Depression
1/16/2012 3:05:25 PM

Reviewer: dodiel, 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

Comment:
My doctor took me off Prozac which was a blessing! I have not found any nasty side-effects since I've been taking it for about 4 years. I holds me together. Without this med I can't seem to handle things. I am much more in contral and able to handle life's situations. Without it I seem to fall apart. For me it has benn a god-send.

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