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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

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 8 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 do I stop taking pristiq?

Posted 15 Jun 2009 5 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

Quitting Pristiq?

Has anyone successfully quit? I have taken it for 6yrs(switching between 100 & 50mg but currently on 50mg), noticed I felt great after missing one day, and like a traumatized chicken little after ...

Posted 5 days ago 2 answers

New to Pristiq?

Just started taking pristiq a few days ago. wanted to know if anyone else experienced dizziness and if so when did it go away?

Posted 13 days ago 2 answers

I've been having increasing muscle pain and insomnia since starting 50 mgs. Pristiq, 4 weeks now.?

... My body aches and I don't know what to do. The Pristiq is working great for my depression. Anyone else having theses side effects?

Posted 10 days ago 1 answer

Pristiq - How to ease withdrawal symptoms?

Pristiq has been the only medication that seems to have worked for my depression and anxiety. However, it may just be that fact that my life situations have changed and gained some more support to ...

Posted 17 days ago 3 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

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

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 8 Nov 2014 1 answer

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