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Condition: Depression
5/20/2011 1:46:21 PM

Reviewer: marylou329, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was first prescribed Nardil in 1961 for depression. Several times I weaned off at the instruction of a doctor and prescribed other anti-depressants. In fact, I have been on nearly every one on the market. Each time, I went back on Nardil because it works. In recent years, I also suffer from aghoraphobia, which made it difficult to leave home. I am again taking Nardil for the past 18 months. I st ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/17/2011 5:58:25 PM

Reviewer: elegant bride, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have taken Nardil for 34 years. I have tried every updated anti-anxiety/depression drug there is and I always have to go back to Nardil. I've finally given up trying to get off Nardil. I HATE the weight gain that goes with this medication. I have no problem with the food restrictions - I eat everything. I have also had major surgery and did not go off Nardil. Tell your anestheologist that yo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/11/2011 4:51:16 PM

Reviewer: Qwacker, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using Nardil since 1993. At age 45, I had a full blown panic attack after having suffered stoically most of my life, trying to fix "my problem". I also had "High Achiever" tendancies. The root cause of my suffering was social anxiety and it's partner, depression. After trying several SSRIs with no success, my Psychiatrist suggested "The Big Gun"...... ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/8/2011 6:12:24 PM

Reviewer: therapist58, 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Nardil since 1985. I have periodically gone off it and tried other meds, and inevitably go back to Nardil. It is the only thing that works. I have Treatment Resistant Depression and am currently utilizing a new procedure called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. That, along with Nardil, have allowed me to keep functioning.

Condition: Depression
2/27/2011 2:49:40 AM

Reviewer: gene, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Nardil helps w/anxiety and depression. It's sort of numbing and makes me calm. I've also taken parnate which is more stimulating. The problem w/both is the side effect of insomnia (which is worse w/parnate). True, without it, I probably wouldn't be sleeping anyway. But it forces me to take a benzodiazipine, which affects my memory and is not a long term solution. So, yes it works, ... Show Full Comment

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