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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

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/26/2007 7:26:50 AM

Reviewer: Evelyn Clark, 65-74 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 was wondering why I was gaining weight now I know. Anyone experience stomach pain around waist and navel?

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/26/2007 3:29:40 AM

Reviewer: Helen14450, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Has seemed to help the depression slightly but has caused major weight gain and forget your sex life!!!!!!!!!

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
10/26/2007 12:42:06 AM

Reviewer: reggiejo, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Following my first two doses I woke up the next two mornings feeling as though I was having a stroke with major anxiety. It took several hours to feel better.

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