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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/25/2007 8:29:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have always been depressed but have been able to manage it somewhat. Katrina and her devastation both to us, our family and friends pushed me into a deep abyss. For months I could not get out of bed, cried constantly, didn't bathe, didn't care. My Dr. tried several meds before the Cymbalta. The first major step was that it got me out of bed. Then the constant crying started to subsi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/25/2007 2:27:39 PM

Reviewer: Jenni, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is the first anitdepressant that actually works for me. There are sexual side effects, but they do not bother me because my husband has a low sex drive and I have a very high one. Now we are both on about the same level. The withdrawl symptoms are horrible though. I had a lot of family issues over the past week and completely spaced taking it. I started getting tired all the time, to the poin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/25/2007 5:56:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I find this med. helpful in chasing away the depression. Even better, it quells some of the muscle pain from fibromyalgia which I've had all my life along with bouts of depression.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/25/2007 12:21:20 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After bouncing through many types of anti-depressants to get one that worked, I was eventually changed to this new Cymbalta. In the beginning things seemed to be progressing decently but they have steadily declined ever since though my dosage is constantly increased. The drug isn't difficult so much to take. I'm disgruntled and say it's hard to use because of the stupid way they' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/24/2007 9:42:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Cymbalta for 2 months. My depression is better but my anxiety has gotten worse while on Cymbalta. I have had gained 6 pounds. I am switching to another drug.

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