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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 10 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

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 - 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

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

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

Desvenlafaxine - Wanting to get of pristiq!!?

I've been on 25 mg of pristiq medication for 4 months now and do not want to be taking it. I wanna know how to go about getting of this medication without causing myself to needing to jump back ...

Posted 14 days ago 4 answers

Cymbalta vs other SNRIs??

I'm having drowsiness and lethargy from taking Cymbalta. I feel like it helps with my depression/ anxiety, but only about 50% of the time. If Cymbalta makes me feel tranquilized during the day ...

Posted 6 days ago 3 answers

I have been on Pristiq 50mg 1week 100mg 2nd week. Had a couple days when I was " mildly" better?

... then yesterday very bad and today the same. While I don't expect to feel good after only 14 days ( even tho many people have reported early relief/success) why am I having really bad fays at ...

Posted 15 days ago 3 answers

Pristiq making me feel tranquilized?

Has anyone experienced feeling tranquilized/ completely exhausted when first starting Pristiq, and did it eventually go away?

Posted 4 days ago 1 answer

Abilify - Ability and Insomnia?

Does anyone have trouble with early morning waking whist on this drug?.I take it to augment Pristiq 200mgs.I also have Sinequan 50 mg to sleep.Am waking early still. Have unipolar depression.Dose is ...

Posted 10 days ago 2 answers

I was prescribed pristiq about 2 months ago, but I'm so nervous to take it. I have been on so many?

Other anti anxiety meds before and they all cause my anxiety to get worse. I have read some of the reviews on pristiq, and in general everyone seems to really like it. I am just nervous because my ...

Posted 9 days ago 1 answer


I have been taking pristiq for 2yrs. At first I felt better. But now symptoms are back more extreme?

... No sex drive, insomnia, irritated easily, mood swings horrific. Thoughts and feelings of inadequacy, It's affecting my marriage. Help. What can I do to get off pristiq?

Posted 15 days ago 1 answer

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