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Condition: Depression
10/30/2007 10:54:32 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
6 weeks of use has improved depression but side affects of insomnia, low energy, lower heart rate & grogginess late into the morning.

Condition: Depression
10/28/2007 4:39:07 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Though it did improve my symptoms somewhat, I would not likely recommend this medication to others. I switched to Citalopram from Lexapro, which worked great aside from side effects in the first 2 months. Lexapro was unfortunately not covered by insurance, which was why I switched. I was on Citalopram for nearly a year, but it was not as effective as Lexapro had been. My mood was much more variabl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/27/2007 8:55:46 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This drug worked well for me for about 3 months and then I became resistant and needed a higher dose. After my dosage increase the side effects began to build up. The problem was, I didn't know that I was experiencing side effects from this drug - I thought I was just becoming very ill. After an MRI and spinal tap other tests to rule out multiple sclerosis (I seriously had 95% of the symptoms ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/24/2007 10:15:44 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
it accually made me worse.

Condition: Depression
10/19/2007 6:57:21 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has changed my life. It has saved my 8 year long relationship and has given me a new outlook on life. I now look forward to waking up and working. I now feel more in love with my family and girlfriend than ever. I can finally say "I am happy" ALL day EVERY day. My mood used to be a ROLLERCOASTER it was up down up down up down...my mood has now stabilized and is const ... Show Full Comment

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