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Condition: Depression
10/20/2008 2:35:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took it for one month and it attacked the joints in my hand leaving them hurting daily. It caused my depression to worsen and made me tired.

Condition: Depression
10/19/2008 4:42:26 PM

Reviewer: oldage depression, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have only been taking about 3 months. No real change in my depression except loss of suicidal ideations

Condition: Depression
10/14/2008 9:11:11 PM

Reviewer: jc2jd, 35-44 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 was on 300 MG Effexor for past 3+ years. My doctor changed me to this and the results were amazing. I had to continue taking 1 effexor a day for a few days since my dosage was so high. This medicine did have bad effects the first couple days until my doctor informed me to stay on the Effexor with it. I'm on the 100MG pill now taken once a day. I have more energy, more enthusiasm, and just ov ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/14/2008 2:21:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on antidepressants for 15 years. I have been taking Pristiq 50 mg for 1 week after taking Cymbalta 30 mg for 10 months. I am having major effects for past 2 days-head & eyelids feel heavy, hard to breath, a sense of being overwhelmed, sobbing. Has anyone else felt this? I do not know at this point to suggest this medicine or not. I certainly hope it will work and the effects I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/14/2008 9:51:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been reading the postings. i'm taking 50mg. is anyone else taking this dose? I was on celexa before, only been taking this drug for 5 days. I have noticed the waking up at 3am thing though. but so far so good. no other crazy side effects.

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