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    Condition: Depression
    7/7/2010 9:42:54 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    numerous Grand Mall Seizures!!!! On this medication for over 10 years. not worth it!!

    Condition: Depression
    2/19/2010 1:08:38 PM

    Reviewer: fr8tdog1, 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:
    Family history of depression, I had some manic episodes too. This drug literally saved my life! Went from being a poor employee to a successful person in all aspects of my life. Couldn't concentrate on anything for more than a day or two and wondered why I didn't have the energy to get out of bed.

    Condition: Depression
    1/19/2010 4:29:00 PM

    Reviewer: Nostalgia and I, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    (If you don't respond well to popular anti-depressants, give this one a try!!!) I've taken almost every SSRI there is (well, it seems that way) and they all have made my depression, anxiety/panic disorder, paranioa, etc, worse. My reactions ranged from hearing things, imagining strange(r) things, enragement, increased depression, increased suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, etc. My doctor ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    8/14/2009 2:21:01 PM

    Reviewer: marcie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Actually, this medication worked better for me than any other one I've tried. However, the side effects became intolerable. My heart would race with the slightest exertion, putting a stop to swimming. My hand were ICY cold -- which, as a nurse, my patients did not appreciate. But what got me to quit it was that it caused vaginal bleeding -- my periods which had always been irregular star ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    6/14/2009 12:40:45 AM

    Reviewer: Sojourn, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    The dose i am currently on is 25mg a day. It helps with the depression to some degree. Goal success dose was at least 100mg a day. I very slowly - half a 25mg increased it each week until reaching 75mg a day. But it dried my mouth out so bad, it was driving me crazy. Dr. suggested Biotene gum to increase saliva - and it did, but would only last for about 20 minutes and I had to chew it constantly, ... Show Full Comment

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