User Reviews for Endep to treat Depression
Endep has an average rating of 6.8 out of 10 from a total of 6 reviews for the treatment of Depression. 50% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 17% reported a negative experience.
"Hello, I have only just started using Endep after the sudden onset of a severe depression. I found that it has helped me a great deal. The only side effects that I've had up to this point are a gain in weight (as I wasn't eating properly when depressed) and at night, I'll wake from sleep covered in perspiration - though only from the chest up. I'm hoping with couselling I'll be able to stop taking this medication asap, but it has been a great help. Thanks:)"
"I have only been on this drug for two weeks and as yet not noticed any difference with my depression. My anxiety levels are up, I have swooshing, buzzing noises in my ears, I even feel dizzy while seated and even just turning my head from side to side. I have noticed tingling in my fingers. My balance is affected, feeling like a drunk person. My head throbs."
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"Hello I've been on probably every SSRI except prozac which all had a short lived outcomes. Finally after 20 years I've been put on an SNRI and its working, started on 10mg endep for appetite which didn't work and given valium for the shakes and tears. Valium stopped working in less than 2 weeks, so I stopped taking it and psych increased the dosage of endep to 25mg, and I'm actually feeling good, after 6 months of awfulness, this might be my answer. Sleeping well, lots of energy, memory and concentration is better and no more teeth grinding. No real side effects except for the first day I started on the 10mg I copped a bad headache but that was it."
"I was on 75mg of Endep & noticed 2 extreme side effects which lead to me having to stop taking the medication. The first was rapid & excessive weight gain; I gained 6 kgs (13 pounds) within 8 weeks (at 160cm, this is quite a bit of weight). I had no change in my diet, my exercise stayed the same, so the Endep was the only thing that could have caused the weight gain. The second was extreme Night Terrors. These occurred every night & were extremely frightening for myself & family, as I would wake up screaming & kicking every night. This occurred almost immediately after starting the Endep. Since stopping the Endep 2 weeks ago, the Night Terrors have ceased completely, & I have lost 1kg with no change in diet."
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"My Father has been on Endep (low dose) for a few months and has slept 20 hours a day however he is pain free for the first time in a long time. I don't now if the trade off is worth it but his pain unbearable, but now he has no life. Just sleep."
"I dropped 50mg of Endep cold turkey over 3 years ago. I ended up with 24/7 migraines for a month, collapsed and was taken to Hospital and unfortunately the Doctor started me back on Endep He said they were good for Headaches. Left Hospital on a small dose and started having Panic Attacks all day every day, collapsed and was put back in Hospital. They increased my Dose of Endep. I am now trying to get off it again as it is not working, I am decreasing the Endep by 5mg a week."
"i use endep for 14 years for my depresion it is very good for me i take 100 mg every nighte i fill verey good and sleep verey nice and good no thinking no sad just i be relax thanks my god"
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"I have been taking Endep for well over 12 years without any side effects whatsoever. It has helped me greatly my maintenance dose is 100mg. It also helps my pain as well as being able to get about 6 hours sleep at night. l am an elderly person but Endep has contributed to giving me a better quality of life -"