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    Condition: Depression
    1/8/2009 10:17:42 PM

    Reviewer: cindylou63, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I didn't care for it. Had weight gain with it, and dizziness if I missed pills. my husband also takes it and gets indegestion shortly after taking the pill. Doctor switch me too Fluoxetine just started it.

    Condition: Depression
    12/26/2008 11:29:15 PM

    Reviewer: sickayou, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been taking this medication since high school. It helped the depression but I feel that it has worsened my panic problem. I am currently on 20 mg and I have been cutting the pill and taking 3/4ths. The withdrawls are terrible after the 3rd day if you stop cold turkey. I have headaches, body aches, shaking, fever, hallucinations- it's terrible. I want to come off of it really bad.

    Condition: Depression
    12/4/2008 10:04:26 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I seem to be more depressed than while I was on Lexapro.

    Condition: Depression
    12/1/2008 8:59:14 PM

    Reviewer: tailspin, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking Paxil Oral for 5 years, ands it has worked wonders for me. I have not had any side effects, and only rare occasions of Depression.

    Condition: Depression
    11/20/2008 11:19:07 AM

    Reviewer: ekis, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been on 20 mg paroxetine for 2 weeks and I have not had many or any side effects. I might have gained weight, but not much. I don't understand the term some people have use about brain zaps. I am type II diabetic on medications and my blood sugars have all dropped significantly. This is a welcome side effect to me. Has anyone else expereienced such chnages? So far so good. I am s ... Show Full Comment

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