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    Condition: Anxious
    8/27/2019 4:34:17 PM

    Reviewer: Old red, 65-74 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:
    Love this pill. Has helped me for many years off and on. Use it for calming brain down so I can sleep, or when Iâ??m nervous about something. Donâ??t use very often because very hard to get from Dr. so I have to limit my usage. But if it was up to me and easier to get Iâ??d take 1 pill every day. Sure takes the edge off .

    Condition: Anxious
    5/10/2019 8:44:32 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Helped immensely with Stress Anxiety Waking Insomnia and Tinnitus which I did not know it could mask the whining noise in my ears which caused me major anxiety.

    Condition: Anxious
    2/16/2019 2:36:49 PM

    Reviewer: Pooped out, 65-74 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Don’t ever take these drugs! They are horrible for you. The doctors don’t tell you it will make you sick for years if you try getting off them.

    Condition: Anxious
    12/17/2018 12:39:26 PM

    Reviewer: Steve C, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    People need to realize that this drug is extremely dangerous! Do not stay on this drug for more than a month!! I was unfortunate that I had a really stupid, ignorant family doctor (Dr. THOMAS LUNDSTEN, ST. PAUL, MN, now retired) that just kept refilling my Rx and kept upping the daily dosage I was to take for nearly 3 years!! I wanted to die so bad, and I almost succeeded. But I have the after ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anxious
    11/6/2018 9:13:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Had a very bad withdrawal experience. It was horrible. Took me 1 year

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