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Condition: Depression
4/6/2014 6:22:10 PM

Reviewer: NikkiParker, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had used Wellbutrin years ago, which did nothing. So my current doctor gave me prozac which acts differently than Wellbutrin. I've been seeing family and friends more often, which helps, but even they have noticed an obvious mood lift. I'm going through huge, sad life changes right now but despite that, my depression is lifting. I can't fall asleep easily without the TV on, but am attr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/6/2014 5:27:04 PM

Reviewer: prozac, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
it seemed to work when i first used it, years ago but no effect now i am very depressed

Condition: Depression
4/4/2014 11:44:11 PM

Reviewer: diana, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it upsets my stomach and makes me constipated

Condition: Depression
3/26/2014 7:51:34 PM

Reviewer: MaidMarian807, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had been on high doses of Zoloft for Depression, Lamictal for mood swings and stabilization, and Trazodone for insomnia. All supposedly to help me with traumatic brain injury from a car accident. Then a psychiatrist wanted me to try getting off those and just taking 20 mg. Prozac. It gave me my life back. I never realized I was overmedicated. Now Prozac is the only psych med I take. At firs ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/26/2014 10:43:40 AM

Reviewer: chassidy, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've dealt with depression, anxiety, and paranoia for 5 years and the first 2 years of my depression were miserable. I never got help for it even after attempting suicide and being harmful to myself. The next two years were okay, my depression and such came in spurts and never as bad as before. I decided to get myself of medication just to see if I could hopefully feel better or somehow cure m ... Show Full Comment

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