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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 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

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

Has anyone been switched from Effexor to pristiq? I'm thinking about along dr. to let me try it, as?

... the Effexor doesn't seen to be getting me over the hump. I was curious whether it has helped anyone more so?

Posted 8 days ago 1 answer

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 7 answers

Has anyone used Pristiq? Can't take Cymbalta or Effexor--I perspire!?

I'm bipolar. I've been going through an excessively long depressive state. My doc wanted to add a new SSNRI, Fetzima. It works great for me. HOWEVER, my insurance won't cover it. I ...

Posted 21 Mar 2014 3 answers

What is an alternative drug to lamectal, Pristique and nueroten?

One side effect from lamectal is nigh sweats. Even though I had nigh sweets before using it due to unbalanced hormones, I suffer even more severely with nigh sweats since lamectal. Literally sweat ...

Posted 24 Mar 2014 1 answer

Anyone on Pristiq developed dermatillomania ( picking ) ?

Have been on Pristiq for 6 months . Started on 50 but was told to go on to 100 when I raised the concern that I had started "picking " skin . It hasnt gotten any better . actually it is ...

Posted 27 Mar 2014 1 answer

I started mirtazapine 3 weeks ago, to replace Pristiq. Does it take a while before I'll get better?

I had really bad anxiety, hard time breathing, terrible mod swings, I was always mad for no reason or I just couldn't sleep. My Dr. Started me on Zoloft about 4 years ago but didn't help at ...

Posted 2 Mar 2014 3 answers

Prescribed pristiq 50mg & lamictal 25. I'm newly diagnosed as bipolar 2. Scared of what to expect?

Hi everyone. I'm new here. Was actually searching for some information but I thought i would ask my own question. I went to see a psychiatrist yesterday based on a recommendation from my ...

Posted 24 Feb 2014 4 answers

Is it safe to become or be pregnant while on pristiq 50mg?

im thinking of stopping my tablets as my partner and myself are trying to fall... I know they are not safe to use during that last 3 months but im wondering if I should stop all together? and is it ...

Posted 1 Mar 2014 1 answer

Xanax - Pristiq for GAD and Panic attacks?

I have been tossed from one antidepressant to another over the last 3 years. I have tried to get off the antidepressants three times. The worst are viibryd and the one i recently stopped (Pristiq). ...

Posted 18 Feb 2014 2 answers

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