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Reason for taking: Depression
6/15/2011 5:34:52 PM

Reviewer: cwainscott, Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am an ex drug addict and missing dopamine, the V.A. has had me on anti-psychotics as well as mood elevators for years. I was suicidal that whole time. My wife read about SAM-E and I have been on it for 6 months. I am currently of all meds , even my athritis medicine. I killed two birds with one stone, I have had no stomach pain or discomfort. I had recently ran out and did not take it for 3 week ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
3/11/2011 12:21:22 PM

Reviewer: pearl, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have an overall improved sense of well being and calm with SAMe. Started taking this in 2001 and find that I don't feel as well without it. My concentration is better and I am able to focus on tasks. I have read multiple comments about upset stomach. I started at 200mg per day and now only take 400mg but have no side effects. My daughter takes this when her mood is low from PMS and she also ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
3/7/2011 11:25:02 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Only started taking 400mg of NatureMade Sam-e Complete 9 days ago. Only thing noticed so far is very sick stomach. I take it upon rising on empty stomach and wait at least 30mins to 1 hour to eat per directions. I have a strong burning sensation in stomach and esophagus even though I take prevacid every night b4 bed. Eating antacids like crazy to help with discomfort. Starting to have very loose v ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
2/23/2011 4:36:36 PM

Reviewer: Better Off, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken Sam-E for multiple conditions. It started with depression. It has been effective for me. I understand that Sam-E is produced naturally by your body. If you get an effect from Sam-E, it is because your body does not produce enough of it, so the supplement helps the deficit. If you take too much, then the side effects kick in. Over time I have reduced my Sam-E dosage to 200 per d ... Show Full Comment

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

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