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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

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 9 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 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

How do antidepressants cause weight gain? Do they just cause more joy that leads to more eating or?

... do they alter your hormones or metabolism? Or is it because they keep you from realizing when you should stop eat? Or make you crave? Advice is grateful. I'm on pristiq 100mg which usually ...

Posted 10 days ago 4 answers

I am using prisriq 50mg one evey 12 hours for one year now. am I doing it wrong?

I was diagnosed with severe depression, anxiety, and lost of interest. my doctor prescribed pristiq 50mg one after breakfast. but I have been taking one tablets evey 12 hours for one year now. any ...

Posted 8 days ago 3 answers

Looking for an antidepressant similar to Pristiq - that won't cause migraines?

The anti depressant should also enhance pain medication, off label use for nerve pain in legs. Pt had work related back injury (3 injury in one night) 2 ruptured discs neck, comp fx T7, and ...

Posted 1 day 7 hours ago 3 answers

Prescription - Added abilify to pristiq thoughts?

... pristiq 50 mg for 2 years and that has helped with depression. In the past 2 months I have gone up to pristiq 100mg because I was accustomed to the other amount. I also have severe anxiety and ...

Posted 10 days ago 3 answers

Pristiq & weight gain?

I am a 22 year old female trying to loose weight & on 300 mg bupropion adding pristiq... Read many blogs about weight gain with pristiq.. very concerned. I am raising my activity level and ...

Posted 9 days ago 2 answers

Medication - First week abilify 2mg side effects. I feel drunk and tired and can't concentrate well?

... I'm on day 4. Will these effects go away when I get used to it? I feel like it's making me more happy. I'm taking it with pristiq and 1mg clonazepam.

Posted 8 days ago 1 answer

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

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