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    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    5/16/2019 1:27:13 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Currently on Emsam 6mg Such an amazing medication. Feel like myself, tons of energy, very social, and confident. Been on almost every SSRI and loads of other psych meds that have never worked. The lowest dose of 6mg allows me to eat whatever I want (that I'm not supposed to) not worry about having a hypertensive crisis. I take 200 mg of 5htp (the direct precursor to serotonin) a day, to ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    12/25/2018 11:44:21 AM

    Reviewer: EMSAM users beware, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    EMSAM patch. Horrible side effects of paranoia, mania, aggression,can't sleep for days, and still depressed all the time. Ultimately cost me a marriage. Doesn't cause as many migraines as other anti-depressants but side effects are worse than the disease. This was the second attempt to use this medicine.

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    3/5/2018 8:48:00 AM

    Reviewer: Eric, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been on Emsam transdermsl 6mg for two weeks now. I have noticed more energy, a little more motivation to exercise and take care of stuff that I usually just avoid, so maybe it is starting to work. No problems with the patch itself so far. I have read that it is not truly effective as an antidepressant until you get to 9 or 12 mg. Have others found this to be true? I think I will need to inc ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    11/10/2017 10:05:37 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    This has saved my life, my only compliants are sleeplessness and low sex drive. But, otherwise am very satisfied with it. I am on 9mg but have been upgraded to 12mg. Not sure of the difference this will make.

    Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
    12/10/2015 12:48:23 PM

    Reviewer: Nora, 45-54 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 depressed my entire life. Bi-Polar and suicidal just as long with many attempts. I take a mood stabilizer which helps a lot. I've been on many anti depressants too. I've been on Nortriptiline for 4.5 years at 100 ml. I started out with the patch now making two antidepressants. Now I am down to the 12 ml patch only with no side affects at all. I feet much better. I felt numb for ... Show Full Comment

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