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Condition: Depression
8/19/2008 12:46:24 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is the first time I have been prescribed medication for depression & anxiety. I have been taking Pristiq for 5 days and it is working well. There are side effects - nausea, dry mouth and major loss of appetite (I've lost 4 pounds in 5 days). I feel like I'm taking ephedrine, but I hope the weight loss continues. I am very pleased with this medication, but one of my complaints ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
8/13/2008 11:09:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Changed to Pristiq 50 mg from 150mg of Effexor. It seems to be controlling symptoms of depression. I have experienced symptoms of moodiness. The Dr. prescribed 25mg of Lamictal at bedtime for moodiness. I am doing great now. My insurance covers both meds.

Condition: Depression
8/12/2008 1:24:29 PM

Reviewer: ktbugg1, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
No side effects only been taking for a week. Hopeful it will help my long term depression which has not been helped by about 30 different antidepressants over the years.

Condition: Depression
8/10/2008 3:47:58 PM

Reviewer: Tim O., 45-54 Male 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 taking this medication for 2 weeks now. It seems to be helping with my severe days of depression. I feel however that it is keeping my blood pressure high. I am taking Lotril 5/10mg for my blood pressure and it is not working.

Condition: Depression
8/3/2008 10:34:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It caused me to be very tired no matter what time of day I took the medication. It also caused an increase in irritability and anziety. I could not function at work on this due to the fatigue.

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