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Pristiq - Has this caused weight gain or loss in you, and if so how much?

I have been taking Lexipro for a year now and although it has helped with my anxiety it has also caused me to gain 10 pounds. I’ve asked my doctor if there’s a medicine that doesn’t ...

Posted 2 May 2013 7 answers

What is an equal dosage of Pristiq 50mg 1 daily and Effexor?

I have stopped taking Pristiq 50mg. per day and have been put on Effexor at 225 mg per day - what dosage of Effexor is required to equal 50mg. of Pristiq?

Posted 22 Apr 2013 6 answers

Is this standard? Switching from SSRI (Lexapro) to Pristiq--Need feedback from similar situations!?

I have been on 20mg of Lexapro for a little over a year. I saw my doctor yesterday and told her that despite the difference Lexapro had provided, I was still not very "happy" (and never had ...

Posted 8 Aug 2009 8 answers

How long do withdrawals from Prestiq last?

My Dr. gradually tapered my dose, but the side effects are horrible. I am having dizziness, mind zaps, chills, emotional craziness & just real tired of feeling like this. I took my last dose 5 ...

Posted 15 Jan 2012 6 answers

Pristiq - Which med would be the best to help with weight loss?

I am thinking about trying a different depression/anxiety med that will help with weight loss. Which would be the best to help with depression as well as weight loss? Ive read alot on prestiq and ...

Posted 13 Jan 2013 3 answers

how do I stop taking pristiq?

Posted 15 Jun 2009 5 answers

I Take Wellbutrin 150mg and Pristiq 50mg a day; Is this a good Combination? Are both SNRI's?

My Dr. added 50mg Pristiq 50mg due to the severe depression I couldn't stop. He also added Lamictal 100mg and Abilify 5mg also which I stopped 4 days ago due to the horror stories I read about ...

Posted 26 Nov 2013 8 answers

Depression - I have difficulty speaking, been 2 years, I suffer from climatic ashtma too, all this?

... time doctors kept me on sleep pills, i have stopped taking the pill since past 20 years. since last two years i find i am confused to speak. Doctor has prescribed pristiq i am afraid of the side ...

Posted 30 Oct 2014 4 answers

Its day 5 of taking Pristiq 50 mg, still no any positive results?

I had to take a tablet for blood pressure. since my blood pressure is gone high with this tablet. have difficulty in speaking. clenching of teeth. can anybody help with experience of Pristiq

Posted 16 days ago 1 answer

Severe depression and anxiety 8 days after re-starting Pristiq?

My first ever post - I need support!!! I took meds - Clonazepam and Pristiq - the last 8 yrs - and decided this past August to come off them - this summer, I was heckled badly at a Just for Laughs ...

Posted 1 Nov 2014 2 answers

Does brintellix cause fast heartbeats?

I have been in Brintellix for a month, was feeling but woke up with racing heart. Had that problem with pristic. I almost called 911 . Very worried. Please answer

Posted 1 Nov 2014 2 answers

Despite weaning off pristiq for months, I am going through extreme withdrawal, why?

I have been taking pristiq for well over four years. I have been weaning off of it for months with the help of my doctor. After the appropriate time of weaning off of it, I stopped taking it ...

Posted 3 Nov 2014 1 answer

Will Effexor XR work again if I haven't taken it in one year? Stopped cause it stopped working?

I took Effexor XR (75mg, to 150mg, to 225, & back to 150mg) for many years & then it stopped working. Been off Effexor for one year. Taking Pristiq 100mg but feel Effexor worked better for ...

Posted 22 Oct 2014 2 answers

Dr wants me to start Fetzima and stay on Pristiq for a month before tapering it off. Is this safe?

Pristiq is making me lethargic and my doctor wants me to try Fetzima. I'm supposed to take them both together for a month, then start weaning off the Pristiq. Is this safe? I'm worried ...

Posted 29 Oct 2014 1 answer

Pristiq - Weight loss after weaning?

I came off pristiq due to massive weight gain from the drug over a 6 month period. About 25lbs. I've now been drug free for 3 months and weight exactly what I did the day I came off it. I train ...

Posted 21 Oct 2014 1 answer

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