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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/27/2007 2:00:10 AM

Reviewer: hXc_daddy, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have manic depression, and this drug was my preferred treatment compared to all of the others. I recommend this drug, and i am going to stay on it for a while. However, there is only one set back for myself: i am getting more and more tolerant by the day, and am (it seems) constantly increasing my dose.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/27/2007 1:57:16 AM

Reviewer: Simple4joy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I feel so forutnate to have had Cymbalta prescribed to me. It has made a world of difference in my life, and I feel so much better.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/26/2007 11:20:24 PM

Reviewer: 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 have been on multiple medications for depression/anxiety disorders. Cymbalta has helped me feel close to normal.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/26/2007 8:45:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on nearly every drug on the market for mDD. This has been the most effective for me. In regard to the sexual side effects and weight gain, my psychiatrist counteracts this w\ a low dose of Welbutrin. No weight gain, sex life is satisfactory, and I'm stable in regard to symptoms.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/26/2007 8:12:06 AM

Reviewer: newdjr2@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have bi-polar disorder, mixed, leaning more towards the depressive side. In Sept. of 2005, I was hospitalized and taking many drugs to control my condition. Trying to find another drug to compliment my regime was difficult, but my hospital assigned psychiatrist asked me to try Cymbalta. I have difficulty with many drugs (side effects), but I was so happy when the doctor gave me Cymbalta!! It ... Show Full Comment

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