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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 11 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

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

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

Can I begin 37.5 mg of Effexor XR, and then switch to 50 mg of Pristiq?

I have tried Pristiq in the past and it worked well on several symptoms with the least amount of side effects, but beginning it with 50 mg right away is too strong for me. Any advice?

Posted 28 Feb 2015 3 answers

Medication - How long does the withdrawal from pristiq last after taking the last dose? I was on?

... pristiq 50 for 2 years and my psychiatrist tapered me for 6 weeks and I took my last dose 3 days ago. I have been having fatigue, depression, anxiety attacks. I am also on prozac and wellbutrin ...

Posted 25 Feb 2015 3 answers

Medication - I am weaning off pristiq 100mg. I was on 50 mg for 2 years then upped. I went from?

... 100mg to 50mg easily. 50mg to 25mg was hard as I had crying spells and anxiety attacks. But I felt better in 2 days and the anxiety went away in 3 days. I am ready to go down to 0 and I was ...

Posted 23 Feb 2015 2 answers

Medication - My psych doctor is weaning me off pristiq that I have been on for 2 years. I have been?

... on 50mg for 2 years then went up to 100mg for two months. So my doctor added Wellbutrin 150mg and prozac 20mg now that I am down taking half of the pill 25mg. I am having severe anxiety and ...

Posted 20 Feb 2015 2 answers

Has anyone with fibromyalgia found Pristiq or even Effexor to help with their fibro pain?

My doctor is having me increase my Pristiq from 50 to 100 mg in the hopes that it will help my fibromyalgia enough so that I can stop taking Trazodone. Trazodone has helped my fibromyalgia a lot. Am ...

Posted 29 Jan 2015 4 answers

Medication - I am worried about weaning off the pristiq. The psychiatrist said to cut them in half?

... so that is what I am doing. I also added prozac 20mg today along with my Wellbutrin sr 150. What should I expect on this process? What are some initial side effects of prozac?

Posted 18 Feb 2015 1 answer

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