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    Condition: Depression
    1/13/2008 8:25:59 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    This has been the best medication for me at this time in my life. I have tried many other antidepressants over the years, but Wellbutrin XL is a great fit. I love that my quitting smoking was an unintended side effect too!

    Condition: Depression
    1/13/2008 11:40:37 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Started taking this for mild depression. Was sick at first on only 75mg. Was taking 3 times daily, now taking all in a.m. TERRIBLE night sweats, memory loss, can't sleep at night, my head feels like it will explode most of the time, legs itching like crazy! I already have dermatitas & this makes it so much worse. I am lucky I have medication for the itching. My Dr. has prescribed Effexor & ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    1/12/2008 10:57:42 PM

    Reviewer: dan-rhon@peoplepc.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I use buspar 15mg. and a melatonin to sleep. I quit this med. and now back, glad that it was there to go back to.

    Condition: Depression
    1/11/2008 10:15:12 AM

    Reviewer: pegmor, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking Wellbutrin for about 11 years. At one point a few years ago I tried to stop taking it because I felt my depression was finally gone for good...After about 2 months of not being on it, I became depressed again. I went back on it and have not stopped since...It REALLY works well for me..My "highs" are not too high and my "lows" are not too low.

    Condition: Depression
    1/10/2008 7:42:26 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Addicted to it! Starting out I would see things (flashes) out of the corner of my eye,would hear voices,I felt paranoid, nervous.I thought i was loosing my mind.That passed after about a week.It does ok for my depression but the sexual satisfaction makes it hard to give up,it makes those few seconds 10 times more intense.

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