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Condition: Other
4/8/2015 9:27:44 AM

Reviewer: Tjatch, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this drug for frequent headaches. I took a quarter of a 25mg. pill. Before I took this medication I had lost 40 lbs. I have since put at least 20 lbs. back on, wake up feeling like I've been hit by a truck, very groggy. Headaches have abated but I don't like how I feel or the weight gain at all!

Condition: Other
4/1/2015 11:28:46 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed this for a spasmotic colon. Initially 25mg per day then increased to 50mg per day. While it helped with controlling the daily diarrhea, it makes me very tired. It is hard to get up and get going. I'm not sure what to do, it works great for controlling my colon but I feel like a zombie all day.

Condition: Other
3/19/2015 9:42:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
On 10 mg/day for head and nerve pain after concussion, headaches, and to help sleep. It has done nothing for me except cause problems. I sleep less, have problems urinating, and extremely sore breasts. Don't take it!

Condition: Other
3/9/2015 9:28:12 PM

Reviewer: whatever, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Doc prescribed this for my insomnia. Didn't work at all. Got even less sleep with this stuff. As my grandson says "I was wired".

Condition: Other
2/17/2015 4:01:39 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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