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Condition: Depression
4/2/2008 6:35:57 AM

Reviewer: Express08, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It's been 2 weeks since I started the Prozac. Depression struck me about a month ago and I could barely function, couldn't eat, sleep, could barely take care of my kids or put my mind to rest. The first week I had a few side effects but they were mild. I experienced dizziness and dry mouth. Now, I can eat, sleep and take care of my kids. I am glad I made the decision to take this medicat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/24/2008 7:37:55 PM

Reviewer: sjtitus165, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been diagnosed with PTSD and Depression. The PTSD gave me anxity and panic attacts. Then came the Depression. I self medicated for years, Now I don't have to any more, first I was put on xanax and then just a couple of monthe ago I was prescrebed Prosac. Since the Prosac, which took about 1 1/2 weeks to get my system working together I have noticed that I don't have that under ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/21/2008 8:51:45 AM

Reviewer: duritz95, 19-24 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:
Prozac is the only antidepressant that has ever worked for me and has no negative side effects.

Condition: Depression
3/20/2008 11:34:42 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The effects of this medication, for me, were horrific. Not only did it increase my depression and anxiety but,it also created irrational thoughts which seriously made me think and feel - as if I was going crazy, almost if I had totally "lost it" mentally. Actually thought about checking myself into the hospital, but feared if they admitted me, they would lock me up and throw away the key ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/18/2008 8:19:02 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine worked horribly for me. I didn't feel any better and it made me gain tons of weight. My doctor didn't believe me when I told her that I gained between 10 - 15 pounds in 2 months because of this medicine she told me that it was my eating habits. As soon as I started seeing another doctor and switched medications (which I was then told that this medication is mainly used for an ... Show Full Comment

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