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Condition: Anxious
7/21/2010 9:49:19 PM

Reviewer: zoesmommy10, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've had anxiety for years (PTSD) and I just got prescribed this med a month ago. It is by far the best working antianxiety drug I have ever taken. It kills all of my anxity within a half hour, and has enabled me to leave the house and actually go into stores AND buy things, stuff I would of never of done before I took this. I have no side effects from it which is nice. One of the reasons I wa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
1/21/2010 5:57:27 PM

Reviewer: moekub, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for thirty years with no side effects. My doctor didn't want to prescribe it because it was "TOO ADDICTING" Apparently she had never experienced constant panic attacks and did not realize how effective this drug is. She tried a number of others such as Zanax, Valium, Paxil etc. but they made me feel awful-to the point I developed agoraphobia and wou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
1/18/2010 10:48:43 AM

Reviewer: kitty, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My mother was given this over 40 years ago and she says the same thing others have said in reviews but her doctor wants her off of it and she absolutely does not want to....is it that addictive?? Sure sounds like it and to top it all off my mother has a problem with alcohol which doesnt help any of this. She has been hospitalized several times over the last couple of years due to alcohol abuse an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
12/9/2009 9:32:54 PM

Reviewer: levittowner2, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Meprobamate helped me tremendously because I had insomnia, anxiety and tension headaches. It cured all of them, and in one pill. I brought it up to my Clinician and he exclaimed, "I totally forgot about that one!" The pharmaceutical companies continuously come up with new "better" drugs but they leave something like Meprobamate in the old world. It works, but use caution when o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
11/1/2009 3:38:16 PM

Reviewer: Veronika, 65-74 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 on this medication for 45 years and now I am having a hard time getting it. What is the sudden supply problem? Also it is not covered by any drug plans any longer. Why is that? Is this medication so dangerous that it is being withdrawn from the public? If it is so dangerous, why have I been able to take it, without side effects, for so many years? Does anybody have any answers?

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