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    Condition: Depression
    6/8/2016 11:54:49 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've been taking this med for 3 weeks. First week I only noticed a minimal difference but it takes time to take affect. After upping the dose, then I saw a good change. I still worry or stress but it's not overwhelming and I don't go into a weepy, depressed spiral. I also noticed that I don't have that "I hate my life/I want to die" mantra in my head. There are side effec ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    9/17/2015 7:40:58 AM

    Reviewer: Naive Victim, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    While on the drug experienced sexual dysfunction, emotional blunting and anhedonia. Have discontinued Cipralex for 10 months now, but the sexual dysfunction HAS NOT GONE AWAY. Have died sexually, cannot experience sexual arousal, no attraction to women (or men), have anorgasmia, no more morning wood, penis stays flacid for weeks, cannot generate precum, cannot masturbate, have been celibate for 10 ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    9/13/2015 6:13:58 AM

    Reviewer: cinnamon, 65-74 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:
    When my husband passed away, I was okay for 3 months. Then I lost all control of my emotions-weepy all the time over dropping a spoon etc. My doctor prescribed this medicine at 10mgs and side effects were not worth it. He said cut the pill in half and that was exactly the dose I needed! Thank you God for this pill. Doc says I can get off any time I feel like it, but I can also stay on it for ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    8/23/2015 6:44:38 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking this medication for a year and a half now. I started at 5mg and am now currently taking 20mg which is working very well.

    Condition: Depression
    7/21/2015 1:54:11 PM

    Reviewer:

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication is awful! It caused personality changes, aggression, and antisocial behaviors. The tension level this drug caused was unbearable! Please stay away from this terrible medication. There are better meds out there.

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