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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of EMSAM TD.

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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/2/2007 3:43:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had drowsiness with the SSRI's. Em-sam is very effective. I do have some trouble sleeping. I find the least painful place to remove the patch from is the hip area.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
11/28/2007 6:37:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Initially I started on the 6mg. patch, raised to 9mg. after 1 month. I showed improvement after 2nd month. Some side effects are swelling in hands, slight rashs, tingling in feet and buzzing in head, some ringing in ears. Depression was severe and now mood has improved significantly. Hopefully, I will not experience any urinary retention like I have with Nardil after a six month period forcing m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
11/25/2007 9:17:14 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It makes me feel "drugged." I take the patch off at night because it makes me restless and I get nightmares. It makes me a bit more forgetful than SSRIs. Skin feels itchy & crawly. No insurance - $479!! Better than nothing , but not sure it's worth the cost.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
11/2/2007 9:09:43 AM

Reviewer: Virginia Walker, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/22/2007 5:43:17 PM

Reviewer: lionking301@yahoo.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Skin reaction as to where the patch is placed on the skin. The skin is damaged to the point of bleending. It taked two weeks for the spot to heal even with treatment with a rash cream..I run out of placed to apply it. It is very costly $438.00 for 30 day supply. Insurance not covering it at this time.The medication is an old medicine but Drug Company is taking advantage it being a patch. I questio ... Show Full Comment

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