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Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
6/26/2015 7:37:24 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking Brisdelle for 6 weeks now....the first two weeks my hot flashes were almost completely gone...from having hot flashes every 30-45 minutes and 4-5 night sweats daily, you can imagine how relieved and happy I was. I did experience headaches, a stomache ache in the morning, loss of sex drive and gained 7 pounds...but flashes were gone and slowly headaches went away...that was the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
6/25/2015 6:51:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Opting for a non-hormonal treatment I tried Brisdelle. I was horrified at the cost, particularly since the medication is actually Paxil. It was our family's most expensive medication (husband on lots!). Generic Paxil costs about $10/month; Brisdelle $140. The relief from hot flashes was very minimal and I decided not to continue for another month. I am still struggling with SIGNIFICANT wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
6/6/2015 6:19:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Brisdelle works great! But the packaging is HORRIBLE! Ridiculous cardboard contraption that requires you to pull a tab, then as you try to pop the pills out of the package, they bend and shoot out. I have fished pills out from under the sink after they escaped the packaging. I have also completely lost pills under the bed - or wherever the heck they landed when they shot out. They need to imp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
5/20/2015 10:55:58 PM

Reviewer: Jcstorm555aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medicine worked immediately in reducing my hot flashes. However is a short few months the medicine stopped working. I don't think the did long term studies on this drug before putting it on the market.

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
5/17/2015 9:49:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been on for 2 months..some nausea at first hot flashes gone after 2 days.now I'm having flashes again. Thinking I got bad batch from pharmacy. .??

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