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Condition: Depression
11/5/2007 11:33:00 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was on Lexapro about a year. I gained quite a bit of weight. Also, I was tired all the time. I would fall asleep in the middle of the day (when not at work) and went to bed very early. I am transitioning to a different medication.

Condition: Depression
11/4/2007 9:07:36 PM

Reviewer: don't suggest, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The doctors don't tell you this, or maybe most of them don't know. I took Lexapro for a couple of years to deal with depression from a stressful job/condescending boss. It did work, but when I stopped taking it I started getting brain jolts, zaps in my mouth, dizziness, vertigo type feeling when I would move my eyeballs, spinning when I would move my eyeballs, and I also had headaches. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
11/4/2007 8:19:50 PM

Reviewer: terriso, 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:
This medication does not effect your brain and cause drozsiness or anything of the sorts

Condition: Depression
11/4/2007 4:00:32 AM

Reviewer: airline , 25-34 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 am a 30 year old female that has always had problems with depression and anxiety. i have tried other medications such as zoloft and by far lexapro is the best for me. i feel normal in every way possible. even though i still have suicidle thoghts, this medication really takes the edge off. i can actually live a normal life without being afraid of everything and everbody. i actually feel like ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
11/4/2007 12:30:21 AM

Reviewer: kolyn06@verizon.net, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have been now onthe treatment for alittle over 2 years. if i happen to miss a dose,i do notice a difference. i get very edgy, irritable. sometimes cannot hold a simple conversation, snappy with my kids,etc.

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