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Condition: Depression
8/31/2014 10:39:43 PM

Reviewer: surf, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Absolutely love wellbutrin. I am 18, and I suffer from anxiety and depression. I started on 150 mg, and then a couple weeks later was upped to 300 mg. I have been on wellbutrin for about 2 months, and have not had a single depressive episode. I was really hoping this would help with my anxiety but it hasn't. Luckily it hasn't made it worse either. Very very happy on/with this drug and it a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
8/22/2014 9:22:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
As an antidepressant, it worked wonders within the first week, as the dose was being titrated up. I had energy and experienced needed weight loss and was very pleased, as I did not do well on SSRI or SNRIs. Unfortunately, I was not aware that I had a low seizure threshold and by the second week, I had a 15 minute duration grand mal seizure and resulting head trauma. Therefore, the medication ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
8/3/2014 9:29:19 PM

Reviewer: nonez24, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It works

Condition: Depression
8/3/2014 6:36:12 PM

Reviewer: LarryV, 55-64 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've been using Wellbutrin XL 300mg for about 5 years. Prior to it, I was using SSRI type antidepressants. I would recommend anyone with mild depression, which what I have, to try this first. All the SSRI types caused me to gain weight, feel drowsy during the day, low energy and killed my libido. Or it did mine. Ladies, if your husband has lost interest in sex while on SSRI's, it is not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
7/9/2014 10:45:37 PM

Reviewer: mlvig, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking it 2 years ago in the fall to be proactive about my seasonal depression. The first day I felt the way I imagine people do when the abuse ADHD meds, very productive and energetic. After a couple of days my body normalized and I feel it has changed my life. Since taking it I am able to complete multiple tasks in a day, where before I would be exhausted after one. My social life per ... Show Full Comment

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