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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/9/2010 3:13:36 PM

Reviewer: steve w, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
taking 90mg daily has given me a sore mouth and throat but otherwise well and fully functioning,better than the 3 years on lithium

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/20/2010 7:00:49 AM

Reviewer: JessCO, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had been on prozac for depression for 12 years, and after recent "episode" of severe depression finally was referred for psychiatric review. Was diagnosed as also having anxiety disorder. Duloxetine prescribed, 30mg initially increased to 60mg after 4 days. Have had nearly all listed side effects, although feeling almost 100% better mentally, am physically incapacitated by chronic fatigu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
5/29/2009 11:37:11 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I tried several antidepressants before cymbalta and had severe side effects on all. Cymbalta has been the only drug to help me and also has worked for my father and sister. I does however, make me very tired at times. Otherwise, I have had very little in the way of side effects. Make sure you do not miss any doses because coming off of it is hard.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/17/2009 11:20:14 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Took Zoloft for yrs... it got to where it did not work, doc put me on Cymbalta (Duloxetine)and within days I felt SO much better! Especially after a week or so, I felt 1000% better! If you can take this drug, it is wonderful ! I have not had any side effects except maybe a little sweating during the night, but that might be from the onset of menopause, not sure, anyway, small thing to have to d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/9/2009 1:31:38 PM

Reviewer: green eyes, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Taken for severe deppression, and chronic pain, 60mg once a day, suicidel thoughts stopped within a few days mood lifted, felt happy for first time in months, can't sleep at night, no appetite, increased bowel movement, but that i can cope with, im glad my Dr prscribed them for me, I feel I can cope with life again.

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