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Condition: Other
7/19/2015 2:50:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love this drug. I know that sounds bad, but before this pill I couldn't sleep. I herniated a disk and the pain caused anxiety, which caused insomnia, which caused more anxiety and pain. This, along with my anti-inflammatory, has been wonderful. I'm usually asleep within an hour of taking (25mg at bedtime) and wake up feeling refreshed. I'm not sure if my weight gain was from the drug ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/14/2015 10:27:19 AM

Reviewer: DonalieV, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Seems to be good for depression and I have been using it as an addition to pain medication. I have had (L)THR (hip replacement) 7 times over 40 years after a car accident at age 17. My doctor says that it tells my brain that I am not in so much pain. However, I am concerned with its water retention and weight gain. I stopped using it about a year ago because I am on Oxycodone and I read on WEB ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/3/2015 5:52:11 PM

Reviewer: beau, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I take it for fibromyalgia, I can now have a good night sleep but groggy all day and put on a stone in 6 weeks !! Which is making me depressed which seemingly causes fibromyalgia defeats the purpose. I feel so fed up, rather have the aches and pain than be obese and heavy as that makes it worse.

Condition: Other
6/21/2015 4:02:20 PM

Reviewer: stephieloves69, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
When I take this medicine I have a tendency to get restless legs. What can I do about this?

Condition: Other
6/10/2015 12:07:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had IBS and fibromyalgia and arthritis was a mess from pain, this drug gives me restful sleep and better outlook, have no side effects and life is way better, has been three years now and no longer depressed like l was due to endless pain.My IBS is managed now and l sleep to restore coping with chronic pain. I have just increased dose from 10-25mg as my pain has increased, use biotene toothpaste t ... Show Full Comment

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