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Condition: Depression
10/8/2007 3:20:22 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication has helped me alot. I do have minor side affects, but nothing major. I have been able to enjoy life.

Condition: Depression
10/8/2007 4:05:16 PM

Reviewer: Jessie, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a horrible time while I was on this medication. My PCP put me on this right before I left home for college. She thought the stress I was going through was related to depression but the fact was I was scared to move 15 hours away to go to school. I was on this medication for 2 years and if I missed a single dose, I would feel the withdrawal symptoms immediately. I would have trouble walki ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/7/2007 8:50:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
it brought me out of a depression but it made me borderline manic. I was acting uncharacteristic and had a bad gagging reflex even when i would swallow water. also, i was unable to climax sexually for the entire time I was on the medication.

Condition: Depression
10/7/2007 11:45:15 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
it works well with my depression but doesnt work well with other pain meds such as nsaids and ibfofen

Condition: Depression
10/6/2007 11:32:12 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has worked for me well,but i have noticed my bowl habits change dramaticly.I use ctrucel regulary.Any sugestions it has improved my life i dont want to stop taking it.

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