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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 12 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

Lexapro - Does anxiety cause you to feel pressure in the head and feel like you can't get enough air

I was on Pristiq for 8 years and never once did my doctor monitor it and so I eventually after my divorce in 2014 i weaned myself off in September 2014. It was very hard to wean myself off of it, but ...

Posted 17 days ago 2 answers

Pristiq, Wellbutrin, Buspar combination?

Hello everyone, I've been on Pristiq for a few years, and lately, it doesn't seem to be having the same effect. I went to my doctor today, because I've been feeling down, depressed, ...

Posted 16 days ago 1 answer

Switching from Pristiq to Paxil?

Has anyone else made this switch? How is it going so far? I know Pristiq is a newer medication, but it's just not helping me. I feel depressed, unmotivated, and anxious, not to mention terrible ...

Posted 19 days ago 2 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

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

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

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