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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of fluoxetine oral.

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Condition: Depression
12/12/2007 12:47:41 PM

Reviewer: klhmc729, 25-34 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:
I began suffering from depression and anxiety during college, and it affected my ability to concentrate, sometimes even to get out of bed in the morning. So before I decided to pursue my graduate degree, I knew that I would have to do something. I talked to the doctor and she put me on a 10mg dose (which didn't do much, but allowed me to see if I could tolerate the medication and ease into t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/7/2007 11:14:40 AM

Reviewer: Jasmine'smom, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This drug has literally saved my life. (and the lives of my family). I was down on myself and treated others badly. I had anger issues and was very unhappy and I didn't know why. This drug has made my mood swings go away and I feel more in control. I am now a very happy person and can deal with everyday life and the challenges it brings. I have a son with ADHD and I am now more patient wit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
11/29/2007 8:35:39 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been on this for almost 2 years. Started out at 20mg then increased to 40,then 60 then 80mg. I'm still depressed, angry, can't sleep. This drug is useless.

Condition: Depression
11/28/2007 1:31:22 PM

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:
This is the second time I've been put on this medication for depression. The first time it really pulled me out of it, and I was quite bad off. This time, I can tell a definite difference in my mood, but still have days or moments of depression. It takes about 6 weeks to really kick in. I've been on it for five this time, so I'm hoping it will continue to improve. I've had no side ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
11/20/2007 8:50:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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