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Condition: Depression
8/24/2015 3:56:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Horrible experience. It helped a little while (2 months) but then It quit working and got way worse. I had suicidal thoughts and just "didn't care" about anything anymore. I also had horrible insomnia while taking this and could only sleep with Ambien. After I stopped the Prozac, I was addicted to Ambien. But that's for another review. Try another drug for mild depression first.

Condition: Depression
7/30/2015 6:47:02 AM

Reviewer: regen74, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
has anyone ever gotten headaches from this medication or made severe headaches worse

Condition: Depression
7/21/2015 7:46:26 AM

Reviewer: Saint Peter, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
A Doctor put me on this drug when I was becoming depressed from physical pain, that no one would help me with. After taking this drug for a while, I became even more depressed and then suicidal. The worst part was when I started having homicidal thoughts, and came close to killing a relative. This drug is extremely dangerous, and almost cost me and a young girl our lives.

Condition: Depression
6/8/2015 6:53:08 PM

Reviewer: B.C.L., 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for about 8 years. I am very glad my doctor prescribed it. I tried others but they gave me an upset stomach.

Condition: Depression
4/21/2015 10:34:39 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on another anti-depressant I had used for different bouts of depression and having trouble with weight gain and the depression did not subside my doctor switched me to Prozac. Albeit the depression greatly improved it did not help with the weight gain, and this one is one of the few anti-depressants that claim "may cause weight loss". I could not be so lucky. I've gained 20 ... Show Full Comment

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