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Condition: Depression
11/13/2014 5:57:55 AM

Reviewer: Lisa, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Brilliant.

Condition: Depression
10/21/2014 12:02:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this drug for almost two years. At first it really seemed to help..then I sank into a even deeper depression. I could hardly do every day things. I stopped caring for myself. I wouldn't shower for weeks,! I dropped out of life completely.I stopped caring for my house. All I would do is lay on the couch all day. I was out of it.I put on 30 pounds. I was barely existing. It was ruining my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/11/2014 7:49:34 PM

Reviewer: JB, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried just about every antidepressant out there. This is the only 1 where I never got any reaction to. I stopped taking it 1 time because my doctor forgot to order it and I had to be off of it. I knew then it made an amazing difference in my life.

Condition: Depression
9/7/2014 7:12:24 PM

Reviewer: Bizarre, Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I also use this for nerve pain. Best I have felt in yrs.

Condition: Depression
8/17/2014 6:59:18 PM

Reviewer: Root Beer Girl, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This drug has been very helpful to me. I started having extreme anxiety after taking latuda. I was then put on a SSRI, it didn't work. for two years I dealt with depression, severe anxiety, and killer side effects from the SSRI.(They are poison. avoid them) in 2014 I finally said "ENOUGH!" I was scared to try a different drug but life was so terrible I was willing to do anything to g ... Show Full Comment

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