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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 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 12 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 7 answers

how do I stop taking pristiq?

Posted 15 Jun 2009 5 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

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

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

Pristiq - I have problems with a decreased sex drive and difficulty having an orgasm?

Is there anything to help with this side effect. I am on Pristiq for depression. This drug has been great for the depression and the only side effect I have noticed is sexual.

Posted 29 Dec 2012 5 answers

Dying for sleep, but getting no relief! HELP!?

I'm currently in a crushing marital separation after 28 yrs. with my wife. Am in major depression, starting Pristiq after a month of Prozac. I have tried melatonin, Tylenol and Advil PM, ...

Posted 20 Feb 2010 59 answers

Anybody on Pristiq had muscle stiffness and chronic back pain?

Hi, I've been 200mg of Pristiq for major depression, when my dose was upped I noticed I was getting a very stiff, very sore middle back and this is now causing other skeletal and muscular pain ...

Posted 10 Jun 2015 1 answer

Does Lyrica have an anti-depressant effect?

I have both type-2 bipolar disorder and fibromyalgia. My bipolar control has been iffy the last year and a half. My MPH is reluctant to play with SSNRIs anymore since I'm on 100 mg of Pristiq -- ...

Posted 31 May 2015 2 answers

Tapering off pexeva and starting pristiq?

I have been taking 30 mg pexeva for 5 years for gad and severe panic attacks. Even though I was content with the meds helping , lately I have been having severe panic attacks. My dr suggested taking ...

Posted 24 May 2015 1 answer

Pristiq - Can Prestiq cause issues with medical sedation for unpleasant procedures?

i had a colonoscopy and a gastroscope on Monday. It was recommended I take my Prestiq with minimal water three hours prior. The surgeon used I.V. sedation and freezing of my throat. Well she could ...

Posted 13 May 2015 0 answers

Was on 100 mg Pristiq upped to 150 mg and nothing?

started taking Pristiq 50 mg December 2014 started working great. Stopped working then upped to 100 mg and now its stopped working. Upped to 150 mg 3-4 weeks ago and still nothing, any suggestions?

Posted 5 May 2015 1 answer

Pristiq: weight gain and what should I expect when coming off?

I was on Lexapro for one year then came off (it was super easy to come off Lexapro) then 6 months went by and I was having anxiety again so my doctor put me on Pristiq. I am trying to come off of it ...

Posted 19 Apr 2015 1 answer

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