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Condition: Depression
4/12/2008 10:23:22 AM

Reviewer: Moody Blue, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My dr. prescribed Paxil due to my anxious behaviors, heart palpatations and periods of feeling low. I had to stop taking this medicine after 2 days; the worst two days ever. I've had racing thoughts, inability to sleep, etc. The symptom are worst now than when I started. I will take the advice of another respondent - try everything first before getting on this medication. I feel horrible!!!

Condition: Depression
4/11/2008 9:14:17 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it cured the depression very well but I've gained soooo much weight I've tried everything to get it off from working out to just eating better, honestly i have a question for anybody else out there does the weight go away when you get off the medication or not because its really frustrating

Condition: Depression
4/1/2008 12:04:42 PM

Reviewer: Judi E., 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:
I found Paxil to be very effective in relieving my depression symptoms

Condition: Depression
3/19/2008 1:36:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have noticed a lot of drowsiness. Nausea as well as increased headaches. My husband says my speach is very slurred. Does anyone know if this could be caused by this drug? He suggested I take it at night but now that I have read several comments about lack of sleep, I don't think I want to do that either... I've only been on it for a month. Maybe I should get off of it now before it's ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/18/2008 8:13:46 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine worked ok as far as controlling my depression but it made me gain about 10 pounds as soon as I started taking it. Not fun. Getting off of it was one of the worst experiences since it felt like my brain was rattling in my head. I wouldn't suggest this medicine if you have depression. Wellbutrin works just as well and doesn't have all the funky side effects.

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