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Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/16/2015 11:46:11 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine has changed my life! I have been struggling with bi-polar since mid 90's and have tried every thing on the market, but this medicine has been a god send! the only side effect I have had is insomnia. my dr. added Ambien and now things are great! I have read some of these comment's and some people are on waaaay too much med's with this. No need for all the other drug' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/20/2015 10:38:27 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It depends, are my side effects hurting me worse than the depression state? Been in this at various doses for over 2 years. With my other meds, it has worked better than anything I've ever taken, for my major depression, bipolar. About a year ago i complained to my Dr. About the very uncomfortable feeling in my legs, that happened often, and I couldnt do anything to stop the episodes. Caus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/6/2015 5:10:30 AM

Reviewer: frogbrain22695, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
When I was first put on this medication I went immediately into hypomania. When I crashed afterward it was very difficult, because I had begun to hope that this was my new "normal". It has not eliminated my symptoms. However, in conjunction with other medications it has mitigated them somewhat. I have not gone into full blown mania since I've been on it, only hypomania twice. No ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/2/2015 11:51:17 AM

Reviewer: bxxp63, 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 have used lemictal in conjunction for about 6 years, recently added abilify and celexa. the combination of the 3 have been outstanding. need to start with a low dose and work its way up.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
2/20/2015 12:06:36 AM

Reviewer: mldseeker, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
By the second week it lifted my depression better than any other medication. It was added to effexor. After three months I increased the dosage to help boost my energy again. It helped. It is a work in progress. There were no side effects. I will never be where I want to be but I am happier with this.

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