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    Reason for taking: Depression
    2/15/2011 12:01:59 AM

    Reviewer: George, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Both my wife and daughter tried SAMe starting at 400 mg bid for depression. My wife developed boring, epigastric pain immediately, stopped for a week, restarted and the pain recurred. She stopped taking it before any mood effects could be seen. Her daughter (concurrently taking Wellbutrin)took the same dose out of the same package for 5 days, with worsening epigastric pain each day. On the 5th ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/28/2010 10:21:07 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    SAM-e worked great for my mood. I had a general sense well being all the time. I was able to cut back to half dose of my effexor. The new combination made me feel better than the full dose. HOWEVER, I experience some mild constipation along with rectal inflammation. Also, I was unable to taste anything while I was on it. Each time I stopped, the inflammation resolved as well as the taste issue an ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    10/15/2010 11:36:12 AM

    Reviewer: Betsy3310, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Brand Product: Other

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Check the box on the type of SamE you buy. Many brands contain mannitol which causes gas and digestive problems for many, many people. Some brands without mannitol: Vitamin Shoppe, GNC.

    Reason for taking: Depression
    10/6/2010 11:50:11 AM

    Reviewer: Rachel, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started Sam-e 200 mgs for one month and decided to go up to 400 mgs since I wasn't noticing a difference. I've been at 400 mgs for a month now and all I'm experiencing is anxiety and suffering from high blood pressure. I'm 5 '1, 102 lbs, eat a healthy diet and exercise daily, but my resting heart rate is now 88! I've decided to slowly stop taking Sam-e. (I take Jarrow For ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    9/11/2010 2:40:56 PM

    Reviewer: sagerooni, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I reacted to 200mg daily in two days, profuse sweating, stomach cramps, gas. I assumed since it was natural occuring I would not have the problems encountered ...

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