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    Condition: Depression
    11/4/2008 2:47:37 PM

    Reviewer: ahodge531, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have been unable to really tell a difference, except that I am more tired.

    Condition: Depression
    11/3/2008 10:01:26 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The reason I was taking this medication was for depression. I took a look at the side effects on web.md and reviews and decided to give it a try with my hopes high. On Days 1-3 I experianced insomnia, loss of appetite, and extreame dizzy spells. Day 4 ( thankfully a day off of work) I thought i was going to have a panic attack, my heart was racing, I was afraid to leave the house, and even feared ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    11/2/2008 1:59:55 PM

    Reviewer: maggie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    After five weeks of using Pristiq, I still have occasional nausea, not much energy and a not-quite-right feeling in general. I'd like to wean off but am not sure of the right technique. I did stop abruptly a few days ago and was an absolute mess by the second day. Those of you who have gotten off Pristiq - what is the best way to go about it? Many thanks.

    Condition: Depression
    11/1/2008 12:38:38 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I started my prescription two weeks ago and stuck with it despite the negative side effects I experienced the first two days - nausea and headaches. Those symptoms subsided after two days, and for the next two days I felt pretty good. However, this past week I've felt very tired, come home from work early and sleep for several hours. I wake up to take my dosage and then fall back to sleep for ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    10/29/2008 9:26:07 AM

    Reviewer: YUCK, 35-44 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    MAJOR WEIGHT GAIN!!!!

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