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    Condition: Depression
    11/7/2008 2:43:54 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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    Condition: Depression
    11/6/2008 10:53:55 PM

    Reviewer: AWL51007, 19-24 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 on this for a little over 2 months now and I have noticed a lot of improvements with my depression and anxiety. I have had very little side effects & the ones I did have (nausea, dizzy) were gone after the first week. I have lost about 20 lbs being on this medicine, but it hasn't really changed my appetite I just want to go out more and I feel like actually going to the gym mor ... Show Full Comment

    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.

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