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Displaying 11 questions associated with Desvenlafaxine.

SSRI’s vs SNRI’s - What's the difference between them?

Ok to have a couple beers while on lexapro?

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... read more

Lack of motivation?

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.

Switching from desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) to dertraline (Zoloft)?

I have been on Pristiq for about 6 years and have never reached a point where I have felt I was "living" my life. Today my doctor has asked me to changed from Pristiq to Zoloft. I will taper off and then on over the next 2 to 3 weeks. I have Valdoxan for the evening and some 2mg Valium in... read more

What is the best generic for desvenlafaxine/Pristiq?

I'm going to be taking it soon and was wondering what one is the best, I've seen a bunch of answers saying Slate run is not that good on different websites and that Greenstone was better for manufacture but is one better than the other?

Lexapro to Pristiq for anxiety?

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... read more

Desvenlafaxine - Pronounced heartbeat and slight increase in rate on Pristiq?

I've been taking desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) 25 mg per day for just over 4 weeks. Persistent side effects include slightly increased heart rate with a more pronounced beat. I wouldn't call it pounding, but I'm aware of it. Last night It sped up extremely fast for about 6 to 8 beats and... read more

Desvenlafaxine - Do you gain weigh taking that medicine?

Do people gain we or lose weight taking the medicine

How long does it take to notice a change on anxiety and bipolar II disorder with Lamictal?

I have been on Lexapro, desvenlafaxine and am now on Prozac for anxiety and recently discovered I have bipolar II disorder. None of the antidepressants have worked and I am wondering if I should be hopeful in trusting lamictal and risperidone to work for my anxiety and mood swings? I am feeling... read more

Is desvenlafaxine safe to cut?

I've started taking this medication this week, but I have dysphagia so I asked my psychiatrist if I can cut it or split it to swallow it since I struggle, he said it was safe. But when I Googled details about the medication people say it's not recommended to do so, and that it's a... read more

Desvenlafaxine - Pristiq and lamictal together?

Is pristiq and lamictal a good combo for major depression, I am not bipolar. Was worried about taking both. Thanks for any help.

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