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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 11 answers

how do I stop taking pristiq?

Posted 15 Jun 2009 5 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

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

Am in need of an helpful a/d. Does pristiq really help with weight?

I have been in a most severe depressed dark place for weeks. I was diagnosed with depressive/anxiety disorder in my mid 20's. I am now 61 and, oh yes, I am a woman. I have been on so many ...

Posted 19 days ago 5 answers

Should I be taking prestiq?

i have just started taking 50 mg of pristiq. My doc prescribed it to try and help with my feelings of tiredness, nausea and anxiety. I wake up every morning feeling the same way. Its been like this ...

Posted 13 Jan 2016 5 answers

Hello, I have been taking Pristiq for almost three years. I am suffering badly with symptoms?

... since being on it and I really want to come off of it. What is the safest way for me to do this? I have a very uncaring doctor who seemed to just prescribe me the first drug that came to his ...

Posted 8 days ago 2 answers

Just started taking Pristiq (Advice please)?

Hello. I have just started (4 days in) taking Pristiq to help with my GAD anxiety which can also slip into depression. I have 100mg tablets and the doctor is getting me to go with 1/4 tablet (25mg) ...

Posted 11 Jan 2016 4 answers

I just started Latuda today ,but too late to take it it's 20 mg plus I take 100 mg pristiq in?

... morning and at nite I take Doxiepin,should I take this Latuda in the morning will it make me sleepy

Posted 14 days ago 0 answers

Pristiq and jaw tightness?

I was on Pristiq for a couple of months at 50mg. It helped my depression, worsened my anxiety, and made my jaw so tight. I'm trying it again b/c Effexor was worse w/ side effects. Does this jaw ...

Posted 10 Jan 2016 1 answer

I am about to go on to Pristiq 100mg after stopping Lexapro 20mg about 4 months ago and now falling?

... into a dark hole. Anxiety is my main issue but depression comes when I fight the anxiety too long without meds. I am worried about going on to meds again as I want to feel happy, excited, and ...

Posted 7 Jan 2016 2 answers

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