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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Emsam transdermal.

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72 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/26/2008 8:39:58 PM

Reviewer: intercity@aol.com, 65-74 Male 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:
Emsam has worked where all other antidepressents have failed - 9mg. I've been down the whole list. One side effect has been an allergic reaction at the point of application. Local itching and redness under the patch and if left for the prescribed 24 hour period - blistering and skin seperation. I need the medication so I do the following. I move the patch to a new location - tape it down wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
2/17/2008 8:53:53 PM

Reviewer: george81680, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I dont sleep as much..My apetite has decreased...dizzy every once in a while. I think its helping some....I dont really know yet..

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/19/2008 11:08:39 PM

Reviewer: cassluvpenny, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
emsam was the only med that help me. after taking five different anidepression, Emsam has saved my life.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/4/2008 1:54:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I HAVE EXPERIENCED THE SKIN IRRITATION, BUT I MOVE THE SITES OFTENM NEVER THE SAME PLACE 2 DAYS IN A ROW. I HAVE NOTICED A LOT MORE TROUBLE SLEEPIMG. MY DOCTOR HAS ALSO PRESCREIBED SOMETHING FOR SLEEP,BUT THE SIDE EFFECTS ARE WEIGHT GAIN. I DON'T REMEMBER HAVING THIS MUCH TROUBLE SLEEPING AS SEVERE IN THE PAST.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/2/2008 10:05:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
good results. Only problem is neck pain and stiffness and rash at application site

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