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Condition: Depression
2/3/2008 10:45:15 PM

Reviewer: shaykae, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am taking Wellbutrin XL 450mg/day for depression, dysthymia and PTSD. That is the highest dose a person can take of it. It helped me so much! But after about a year, I felt the irritability and anger creeping back. My doc added Lexapro. This gave me the extra "boost" to relieve the symptoms. I take a half pill (10mg/day) and if my symptoms get bad again, I take the full pill (20mg/day) ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
2/2/2008 2:56:14 PM

Reviewer: Kereedite, Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking this med for depression and I think it has helped me significantly. I couldn't get through a semester of school without having several episodes and feeling depressed. i had to stop taking it a the end of 07 becasue I was no longer covered under my fathers insureance. I'm a student and I work but I still can't afford it out-of-pocket right now so I'm just wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
2/1/2008 11:34:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this to help with anxiety and depression, it's made it worse. I felt jittery, agitated and restless. It also made my heart race and I haven't slept more than 3-4 hrs a night since I started it 1 week ago. I was on Lexapro, which helped me mentally, but not physically. I was tired and couldn't stop yawning. I'd rather yawn all of the time on Lexapro, than be agitated and rest ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/31/2008 2:45:44 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
been on it a month...have had 1 panic attack, feel like im in a fog, starting to get forgetful. the 1st week my throat felt weird like it was thick on the inside. It has helped with with not sleeping all day, but i am still very moody

Condition: Depression
1/30/2008 12:14:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I could only take this drug for about 3 days. Starting on day one, I starting having hallucinations at night and they got worse the next couple nights. I stopped taking it after that. The one thing I had was my sleep and that was important to me. this drug interupted that. Maybe if i could have stuck it out, they would have stopped but I couldn't take it anymore. I was seeing things melt down ... Show Full Comment

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