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Reason for taking: Depression
12/5/2014 12:30:47 PM

Reviewer: Sweetannie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Noticed an improvement after taking Sam E 400 mg for only a couple weeks and have now been taking daily for 660 days.....no more depression, It is a God send for me.....I had taken prozac for 10 years with no real improvement.....I can function normal again so to speak, smile naturally and I can bring myself back up and out of depression after a sad situation

Reason for taking: Depression
12/4/2014 9:03:38 AM

Reviewer: Big bbg, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Just took myself off Welbutrin for the second time. I have horrible anxiety and some depression. I wanted to go natural. I tried Sam-e the first time when I had severe postpartum anxiety. I felt the paranoia sinking in again, so I stopped the SAM e and opted for the Welbutrin again. Now, I am over the postpartum period, and felt okay enough to try Sam-e. I am on 400mg a day, and it has been awesom ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
11/30/2014 1:48:40 PM

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

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I wanted to stop taking Prozac after 15 years due to a strange senesation I would feel in the lower right part of my brain (weird I know) I started taking 400 mg a day of Sam-E for the fuzzy headed side effects of stopping the Prozac. It was amazing. After 30 minutes I felt alert and could function. I am now taking 600mg a day as my anxiety as increased with the reduction of the Prozac. I'm h ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
11/14/2014 7:50:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking sam-e because I got on birth control and my depression that I could normally deal with was out of control and you can't take antidepressants on birth control so I decided to try this because it wasn't supposed to interact with birth control. I've been taking it for about two months now and I've never felt this good in my whole life and I've never been able to t ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
1/13/2014 1:11:12 PM

Reviewer: kiki, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only been taking SAM-E for several days but the back of my head hurts and feel light-headed. is this temporary or should I stop taking this?

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