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Condition: Depression
9/19/2007 12:39:27 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I think this drug should be illegal. The side effects were terrible and coming off the drug left me feeling worse than I ever have.

Condition: Depression
9/19/2007 12:20:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Depression
9/19/2007 12:17:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug has saved my sanity. I have been on and off Effexor 3 or 4 times. If you do not go off of this drug slowly it can cause terrible side effects. If taken as the doctor prescribes, it is great.

Condition: Depression
9/18/2007 10:39:35 PM

Reviewer: Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Coming off of this drug is like being addicted to heroine!! DO NOT TAKE THIS!!!!!!!! the dizzy spells, crying spells, nausea, confusion, weird dreams, ect. you name it! i would rather be depressed then go through this!!!

Condition: Depression
9/18/2007 4:29:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I believe treatment only works for awhile before it is time to change. I haave been taking 300mg. a day or the last year, which I had builted up to, but now my systoms are back and worse so i believe it is not working for me anymore at this time. It made me feel so much better for a long while.

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