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    Condition: Depression
    6/5/2016 11:00:32 PM

    Reviewer: Lms, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took it for 2 days, 2nd day got a migraine so bad I almost threw up and had to leave school, and I had to take a lot of melatonin because I just wanted to sleep because I was in so much pain.

    Condition: Depression
    5/15/2016 11:04:31 AM

    Reviewer: ejk, 55-64 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:
    It took a full 6 months to be effective. I noticed small changes, but not the full extent of the benefits I have now. I have just as much stress and life challenges, but I deal much better and no longer lie awake at night ruminating over everything. SSRIs made me nauseated and unable to have orgasm. I have had no significant side effects with Wellbutrin XR

    Condition: Depression
    4/26/2016 10:23:09 PM

    Reviewer: Mongoose, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Worked well for a few months at 150. Increased to 300 and good effects lasted a few months. Libido greatly increase especially the first months but lessened with time. Will try 450 and hope it last longer. It's the only antidepressant that didn't kill my libido.

    Condition: Depression
    1/19/2016 6:33:47 PM

    Reviewer: sr100, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My 19 year old daughter starting taking this medication Dec. 18 to treat for clinical depression. On Jan 16, she overdosed on the wellbutrin. Her behavior and mood since she started taking wellbutrin has gone downhill. She survived the overdose but had many seizures. She is now in a psych ward under a 14 day hold.

    Condition: Depression
    12/28/2015 10:28:33 PM

    Reviewer: utman, 45-54 Male 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 was on Cipralex for over 2 years, and found it wasn't helping much, and the side effects were almost worse than depression. Wellbutrin has been amazing in clearing my head and allowing me to function without fear of a serious bout of depression and/or anxiety disorder.

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