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Condition: Depression
11/11/2014 11:46:08 PM

Reviewer: 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:
After taking Prozac for 10 years I thought I may need to switch and needless to say I was back on Prozac in 3 weeks. I had terrible mood swings, I was beyond emotional, crying over absolutely nothing and my anxiety rose to a level it's never been before

Condition: Depression
11/3/2014 4:07:48 PM

Reviewer: MedfordGuy1977, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this medication for less than ten days. I was on Celexa and it stopped working, so my doctor prescribed this. After two days, I began having violent mood swings accompanied by violent and homicidal thoughts. Besides that, it also gave me erectile and ejaculatory problems. Everything cleared up when I went on a different med.

Condition: Depression
11/2/2014 1:08:59 PM

Reviewer: Joe F., 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Wasn't bad in beginning and thought maybe it was working. But, within a year I had become very angry, at times violent and bellicose, and prone to outbursts toward almost everyone including my supervisors, strangers and the police. It took several months before a specialist diagnosed the problem. After 3 months being off Wellbutrin I was back to normal again. I highly recommend if taking Wellb ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
9/25/2014 12:01:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a 47 year old male diagnosed with ADHD combined with bouts of major depression. Over the years I have tried every tricyclic, SSRI, SNRI and atypical antidepressant on the market. While I was taking Ritalin or Dexedrine I never experienced the dpression but I decided that I wanted to go medication-free for my ADHD. I question the wisdom of that decision but anyhow my doctor suggested we try We ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
9/22/2014 2:22:30 PM

Reviewer: Wellbutrinhelp, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am the mother of a 16 year old who takes this medication. It has worked great for her for about 2 years. She is doing great, pleasant, not angry. However, my problem is the cost. It costs us $600.00 per month and it keeps going up! We tried the generic version by Par Pharma. and it didn't work. The 'deals' that Valeant offer for Wellbutrin are only for people over 18. Can anyone help ... Show Full Comment

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