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7 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Depression
9/26/2012 8:18:44 PM

Reviewer: Peach1, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have a history of cyclical depression with a strong anxiety component. I cannot take SSRI's because there is a strong history of Bi-polar in my family, which contraindicates their use. My depression and anxiety used to be treated with major and then minor tranquilisers. They did nothing but mask the symptoms. Surmontil has literally given me a full and balanced life. In depressive episodes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
8/26/2011 4:31:02 PM

Reviewer: Damien, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
For me Surmontil was quite easy to take. Of all the antidepressants none worked as well as this medication. It just took 300 mg for it to give me full relief from a very bad depression. I was treated for a year by different Psychiatrist who prescribed it at 200 mg. Didn't work well at all. He tried Trazodone and Ascenden. Both at fairly high doses. This led to me recieving ECT. He did not pro ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
6/22/2009 10:43:23 PM

Reviewer: atchoy610, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
im taking surmontil25mg for about 5 months now butwhy is it that my panick attack wount stop in fact i have a apanic atatck more often than the first few months i was justadmitted in the hospital because of a severe panick attack i thought im going to have an heart attack. what is the connnection of too much acid is that one can trigger tha panic? my doctor double the dosage of my surmontil to 50m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/25/2008 7:50:06 AM

Reviewer: CAMPBAKER, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
this drug was for me a lifesaver,i was able to deal with large amounts of physical pain(CHRONIC) from injuries + depression & life. it helped me sleep, i took it for more than 15 years & then in its generic form from canada.i was able to endure some very great difficulties that i wouldn't have been prior to taking this drug. AS TIME PAST I BECAME AWARE THAT I NO LONGER WALKED IN THE ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/26/2007 9:31:10 PM

Reviewer: Nitro99, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
1989: Acute depression following MI & CABGX3. Treated with Surmontil Rx- Psychiatrist. Very ftigued all day. slept full night and then 4-5 hours throughout the day. Experienced frequent ayrhythmia as well as palpatations.

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