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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 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

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

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 4 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

Abilify - Is anyone on Ability and Pristiq?

Have been on Pristiq for some time now. Have tried many of the others but they don't seem to do anything for me. However the Pristiq is still not doing it. I still feel depressed, no energy, ...

Posted 18 Jun 2014 1 answer

I just started taking Pristiq four days ago and I'm having terrible side effects: heart?

... palpitations, fatigue, dizziness, nausea shortness of breath, eddginess and just feeling terrible. I went from a hole tablet to half, but it hasn't helped. I've never had side effect ...

Posted 22 Jun 2014 0 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

Anxiety relief with Pristiq and Mirtazapine?

Has anyone had any relief from anxiety with Pristiq and Mirtazapine? I've had anxiety and depression as long as I can remember, but the past year I haven't felt my anxiety has been well ...

Posted 4 May 2014 1 answer

Can Pristiq increase blood sugar levels?

I have never had trouble with my blood sugar level. I eat very few items that contain sugar. I do not eat meat or chicken and only occasionally eat fish. I checked my fasting BG (except coffee with a ...

Posted 12 May 2014 1 answer

I need encouragement?

Am tapering off pristiq and onto lexapro for anxiety. Am also on mirtazapine 45 mg. I'm done with the pristiq and am on effexor er 150 mg and the lexapro is at 5 mg, will be increasing itto 10 ...

Posted 14 May 2014 1 answer

Is there a detox center for getting off pristiq?

I had a VERY happy and positive attitude until I had a nervous breakdown. Instead of the doctors helping me to get through it they just drugged me into a chemical induced stuper! I didn't know ...

Posted 13 May 2014 2 answers

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