getting off prestiq
First the drug you are referring to is Pristiq... there are no meds by the name you mention.
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate) is a prescription medication used to treat depression. It comes in an extended-release tablet, meaning the medicine is released slowly into your body over time. Because Pristiq is long-acting, it is taken just once a day.
Now by reactions, I think you mean side effects of the med.
I will give you a list of possible reactions or side effects of this med for future reference..OK
Common Side Effects of Pristiq
Dry mouth t
Other common side effects:
Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
Decreased sex drive (libido) in men
Impotence (also known as erectile dysfunction or ED).
Less Common Pristiq Side Effects
Lack of orgasm
Increased LDL cholesterol ("bad" cholesterol).
PRISTIQ SIDE EFFECTS WHICH MUST BE REPORTED TO YOUR DOCTOR ASAP.-
Suicidal thoughts or behavior
Anxiety, agitation, or panic attacks
Hostility or aggressiveness
Engaging in unusual or dangerous activities
Restlessness or inability to sit still
Extreme elation or feeling of happiness that may switch back and forth with a depressed or sad mood
Other unusual changes in behavior
Signs of serotonin syndrome (a rare but dangerous problem associated with certain medications), such as:
Confusion or other mental changes
A rapid heart rate
Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
Blood pressure changes
An irregular heart rhythm
Fever, sweating, or shivering
Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (known as heart palpitations)
A high fever
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Easy bruising or bleeding
Low sodium levels in the blood (hyponatremia)
Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR ASAP.
Report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Take care and, I hope I have been of some help.-
- Pristiq Information for Consumers
- Pristiq Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Pristiq (detailed)
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