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Posted 2 May 2013 by TE Desire • 14 answers
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 cause weight gain and she recommended Pristiq, and mentioned that it might cause weight loss. As a ...
Posted 22 Apr 2013 by paulc451 • 7 answers
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 8 Aug 2009 by izzothecat • 8 answers
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 been... it basically made me dysphoric rather than crying all the time), and the fact that I have ...
Posted 26 Nov 2013 by Sue 4 • 8 answers
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 it. I really need to know if Wellbutrin and Pristiq is a good combination. Thank you for your help.
Posted 29 Dec 2012 by s6917 • 5 answers
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 20 Feb 2010 by lewie62 • 59 answers
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, Benedryl and have read as many sleep related articles as I can. I took a month of Lunesta and now am taking ...
Posted 13 Jan 2013 by maisieday • 3 answers
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 this looks to have the best results with people all around as far as treating depression and weight ...
Posted 12 Sep 2013 by D C 2013 • 5 answers
Was taking Lexapro and it made me tired and listless. Started Pristiq and I have been on it for 10 weeks. Felt good, better mood , more energy and just better over all. Noticed a slight weight gain. Now, I feel lethargic again and listless and not very motivated. Has anyone taken a anti-depressant ...
Posted 4 days ago by cathypw79 • 3 answers
I started Effexor XR 75mg 2 weeks ago to wean off Pristiq 50mg. Ever since I started taking it, I've been extremely tired with no energy or motivation, and my appetite has markedly increased. Is this typical for this medication? I know it's only been 2 weeks, but it seems to be getting ...
Posted 16 days ago by cathypw79 • 3 answers
I have recently switched from Pristiq 50mg to Effexor XR 75mg, in an attempt to wean off the Pristiq and try something new. So far the only side effect I have experienced is clenching my jaw. Hopefully it will stay that way!
Posted 6 days ago by J17fighter64 • 2 answers
Has anyone dealt with this and if so did it go away?
Posted 11 days ago by Lcowen26 • 2 answers
Posted 4 Aug 2016 by sjordyn • 3 answers
I just started the generic verison of Effexor the yesterday. I was on cliropram, esclitopram, and pristiq in the past but had to switch since it was causing sexual dysfunction. I suffer from depression and anxiety. I started the generic Effexor yesterday at lunch and all was fine yesterday. This ...
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