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Ok to have a couple beers while on lexapro?

Posted 13 Mar 2016 6 answers

i know the packet says "alcohol may cause drowsiness" but i had a beer today and i feel fine.. i used to take desvenlafaxine for 2yrs(ssnri) and i drank every weekend and nothing bad happened.. surely one or two is ok here and there?? i cant imagine my life without having a beer or a wine ...

Lexapro to Pristiq for anxiety?

Posted 5 Oct 2018 1 answer

Has anyone switched from generic Lexapro (escitalopram) to generic Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) with success? Was on Lexapro 20mg for about 5 years and then it stopped working for my anxiety and panic disorder. Was having bad panic attacks. Doctor put me on generic Pristiq. Started with 25 mg for 2 ...

Lack of motivation?

Posted 10 Sep 2014 4 answers

My depression is gone... but I have no motivation & goal for better future. Pls. Suggest me medicine or tips... right now I am on desvenlafaxine and clomipramine.

Desvenlafaxine - Wanting to get of pristiq!!?

Posted 23 Sep 2015 4 answers

I've been on 25 mg of pristiq medication for 4 months now and do not want to be taking it. I wanna know how to go about getting of this medication without causing myself to needing to jump back on it. I was put on it for postnatal depression but have been feeling fine for 2 months. Has anyone ...

Going on Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)?

Posted 23 Mar 2018 2 answers

Going on Pristiq soon. Trintellix was nasty! Daily nausea, vomiting and high anxiety. Have been on most anti-depressants in last 35 yrs. Prozac was a Godsend for 10 yrs., but it stopped working. Best 10 yrs. of my life! Never felt another one that even can come close since then! Praying Pristiq ...

Desvenlafaxine - What dosage are you taking?

Posted 5 Aug 2018 3 answers

It. Seems that most reviews are positive in Pristiq. How long would you say before the anxiety subsided? Depression? Anyone take more Than 50 mg? Just starting 25 then 50 and moving to 75 for a therapeutic dose. Thank you.

I've been taking 100mg of desvenlafaxine, but have recently weaned myself off. Not by choice.

Posted 5 Nov 2018 2 answers

I am having withdrawals, dizziness, easily angered, crying about any little thing that makes me sad, and almost feel as if I might fall if I turn my head too fast. When will these feelings stop? I'm hoping to get back on, but I've yet to see a doctor. Thank you in advance for your help ...

Desvenlafaxine - Hello, I've been on Pristiq-50mg for 15 months and may have to change medications?

Posted 11 Oct 2012 4 answers

... as it has stopped working. I'm very nervous as the side effects may affect my performance at work and home life. I just need some help as to how bad it will be. Thank you

Desvenlafaxine - Does anyone take 75 mg Pristiq?

Posted 5 Aug 2018 1 answer

I started on Pristiq 25mg daily for a week, then took 50mg daily for a week and now my dose is going to 75mg for depression and anxiety. Has anyone had success at this dose?

Desvenlafaxine - What company makes the generic you are using? Is it working as well as Pristiq?

Posted 20 Jun 2017 1 answer

Without telling her, I switched my daughter to the generic. After a few days, she told me she felt ill, as if she had missed a dose. A few days later it was clear that the generic was not as good, so she switched back. Now I discover that Greenstone, the manufacturer of the generic, is a subsidiary ...

Slight exacerbation of anxiety on Pristiq?

Posted 27 Apr 2015 2 answers

I'm on my 4th day of desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) 50 mg by morning, changed from sertraline (5 years). Also I take mirtazapine 30mg (at night) and clonazepam, all it for treating anxiety and depression disorder (GAD, social anxiety, etc). I'm worry because my anxiety under desvenlafaxine has ...

Effects of cross-tapering anti-depressants - duloxetine and desvenlafaxine (pristiq)?

Posted 8 Sep 2015 2 answers

Hello, After having been on Pristiq 100mg for 6 months with moderate success, it has recently stopped working. After discussing options with my doctor, he suggested I try to switch to Duloxetine. He recommended I completely stop Pristiq, and immediately go to a full dose of 60mg of duloxteine, ...

I have been on desvenlafaxine for 6 days at 50mg.

Posted 22 Oct 2018 1 answer

I had a GeneSight test and this was recommended by my psychiatrist. Because I have very severe anxiety and have been taking 0.5mg Klonopin a day. She has just prescribed 5mg of risperidone to tie me over until hopefully the antidepressant kicks in. Is risperidone in a low dose safe? I am not ...

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