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    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    8/4/2017 1:27:17 PM

    Reviewer: perfectsonnet52, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been waiting for a drug to work so I could write one of these reviews. This is the one that did it. I am taking Zoloft 50mg and Buspar 20mg a day because I had a traumatic episode and my anxiety was out of control. I couldnt travel for work anymore and I couldnt sleep in my house without my mom. I was worried I was never going to be a functional adult because I couldnt even feed myself I wa ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    6/19/2017 11:53:39 AM

    Reviewer: AHARRIS188, 25-34 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was given this when I had PPD and I have continued taking it. I take it at bedtime and have for the past 5 years because it still makes me a little dizzy/fuzzy. It keeps me pretty calm - I was off of this medicine for a few weeks due to insurance issues and I could DEFINITELY notice the difference - I was irritable and not very happy. With exercise and this medicine, I feel pretty good. The only ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    6/3/2017 11:06:57 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    3/21/2017 3:43:15 PM

    Reviewer: Hopeful, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I started having severe anxiety/panic attacks several years ago. I was put on Zoloft. Things did get a little better but I continued to have A/PA to some extent. I was prescribed buspirone (5mg three times a day) about 3 mos. ago. Things did get a little worse at first but my doctor wanted me to stay on it for a while longer. After about a month I started to have less and less A/PA. Some days ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    3/17/2017 11:22:46 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    no significant change

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