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Condition: Depression
1/23/2008 10:06:06 PM

Reviewer: Debbie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this med for 6 years now and it has really helped me stay at a happy medium. Before taking it, I was very depressed and not at all active and now I do feel much better, more likeable and enjoy life more. However; I felt, when I got on this, that I would only be on it for a few years but have found now that I will probably be taking it for the rest of my life. I can't go w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/16/2008 11:33:35 AM

Reviewer: Sallyerwin@comcast.net, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Dr. Has had me on 20mg. for 30 yrs. I am now 78 and think I should be off.. I also take 0.5 Klonopin twice a day for my Panic anxiety.. I feel like I could be off the Paxil??and take Klonopin when I am sad or anxious..

Condition: Depression
1/16/2008 11:22:14 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have excema and this medicine has made it a little worse. Also, sensitive to sun now that I am on 20 mg 3x day. Otherwise, it has saved my life~!

Condition: Depression
1/10/2008 11:39:48 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was started on 30mg of Paxil about a week ago. Within an hour of my first dose, I became dizzy, had a heaache, had no appetite (I only had one piece of toast all day), my food tasted like cardboard, evey bite of food made me want to throw up, I was nausous all weekend. But the wors part about it was that it made me want to crawl into a hole and die. I felt so much more depressed after I took it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/9/2008 8:22:34 PM

Reviewer: eskoskye, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I won't even take asprin, so after a family crisis that I just couldn't cope with, I was hesitant to take this, or any drug. AT first, I felt kind of weird, like I was watching my life out of body but I kept with it, because I felt I had NO other choice, and after 2 weeks I felt fine! I also lost my appetite for the first 5 or 6 weeks which I thought was actually GREAT! I found it wonde ... Show Full Comment

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