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    Condition: Depression
    4/9/2017 11:00:27 AM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Night of the second day taking this, I'm drop-dead tired by 8pm. then was up and down all night with a 'knife in the skull' type of headache on the left side of my brain, and then hot and sweaty, and even mild hallucinations. morning of day three, and the headache is still off and on.

    Condition: Depression
    3/22/2017 10:44:08 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I got serotonin syndrome after taking one pill! I have also been on vyvanse for 4 years, so maybe there is an interaction there. I tried this after 3 different SSRIs didn't work. I woke up incredibly anxious, sweating, had chills and then hot flashes, and then threw up and couldn't eat or drink for hours. I got so dehydrated I had 2 IVs of saline put it me. So yeah, it is possible to get s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    10/31/2016 8:40:11 PM

    Reviewer: hagrlvr, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was on this drug for about 10 months. I started taking it because I had no energy to get up off the couch and do anything. Within a couple of weeks I started feeling much better, got up off the couch and started walking. After a couple of months I had lost over 20 pounds. I decided to stop taking it because of a pre-existing bruising problem that had gotten somewhat worse. I was afraid to s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    8/26/2016 8:57:14 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After my father passed away I became severely depressed. My Dr. prescribed three different SSRI's but they were not effective. Prescribed this and it has been a lifesaver. You MUST take it regularly for more than a month to six months so everyone who reviewed this after only using it briefly does not realize the full benefit of the medication.

    Condition: Depression
    8/9/2016 11:32:57 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was deeply depressed for 9 months. This medicine finally brought me out of it and leveled me off~!! Definitely SAVED MY LIFE~! :D

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