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Condition: Depression
4/7/2008 12:46:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've never been on anti-deps before so my doctor started me at 10mg for 1 month. I'm now at 20mg and have noticed a difference in my mood. Side effects for me are usually stomach acid, feeling hotter than usual, shakiness, yawning and now nightmares--very scary, life-like nightmares. I've also noticed that I crave fast food and sour patch kids like never before. Overall the side ef ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/6/2008 12:25:53 PM

Reviewer: Rose, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking Celexa in the AM because it has a tendency to keep me up at night. I have taken it for about 5 years after trying Paxil and Zoloft both of which had horrible side effects (paxil left me with dry heaves) and zoloft left me too spacey. I would recommend backing off on caffeine if you are taking Celexa in the AM because it gives you a boost and you may feel spacey if you have caffein ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/4/2008 5:21:22 PM

Reviewer: rdkitty, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My husband takes it and it works veryy well. Before he had mood swings a lot and could not handle stress, now the mood swings are very minimal and he can stay calm when a stressful moment comes at him. We can always tell if he forgot to take his medication in the morning!

Condition: Depression
4/3/2008 10:09:05 PM

Reviewer: Fred, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Celexa was one of the worst experiences of my life. I only took it twice and I felt 10 times as sick as before I started. My closest experience to Celexa was being too high on LSD in the 70's.

Condition: Depression
4/2/2008 2:23:23 PM

Reviewer: SP123, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I only gave 3 stars b/c I'm still unsure with how I'm feeling. I have been taking Celexa for about 3 months and at first I felt great aside from all of the usual side effects. Now I'm exhausted all the time although I don't have many outrageous mood swings anymore I still feel irritated and stressed. The exhaustion is what gets to me most. It is hard for me to wake up in the mornin ... Show Full Comment

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