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Reason for taking: Depression
1/16/2011 10:21:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I currently take Lexapro & Neurontin for Major Depressive Disorder. I was quite depressed still, thru Oct & Nov. A health food store person recommended 5-HTP. I began taking it and my mood has increased. However, I don't know if that's from the 5-HTP or that my SAD has passed. I also just found out that Lexapro and 5-HTP taken together without monitoring by a dr., can cause Seroton ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
12/21/2010 2:18:05 PM

Reviewer: NICKYB, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I began having issues with depression and anxiety about nine months after my father passed away. With a terminal parent, a new baby and a full time job . . . I never had an oppurtunity to deal with all the emotions and eventually, it hit me like a ton of bricks. I didn't even know there was a problem until I had a severe panic attack and ended up in the emergency room. I was put on antidep ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
12/13/2010 1:13:11 AM

Reviewer: NO longer Post pardom, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It makes you very happy almost slap happy the first day or two. After three or four days you fell like a normal person again. Happy when you should be, yes you still feel emotions, you get sad when appropriate but not depressed for no good reason.

Reason for taking: Depression
10/16/2010 8:52:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
So far so good! I started 5 htp over a month ago at 100 mg 1st thing in the morning. It has helped lift my depression and pms symptoms. I just recently added sameE because I heard the two work well together - we'll see. Best part of 5 htp is no side effects that I can tell.

Reason for taking: Depression
10/10/2010 5:55:29 PM

Reviewer: Jackinnaboxx, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had a clinical depression problem for 28 years, taking Tofranil for 15 years because it was the only drug that really worked well. Because of my age and heart problems Tofranil was causing, i tried 5-HTP as an alternative. At 300 mgs daily i feel wonderful, it works better than any prescription drug i've been on. Also insomnia and over eating that was associated with my depression is go ... Show Full Comment

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