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Posted 2 May 2013 by TE Desire • 16 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 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 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 1 Sep 2016 by CareBear34 • 3 answers
I have been weaning off Pristiq 50mg with Effexor XR 75mg for the past 3 weeks. I feel extremely tired, constantly hungry and no motivation or energy whatsoever. It hasn't helped with mood at all. I want off of it. I didn't really like Pristiq all that much either, but my dr kept telling ...
Posted 18 Sep 2011 by cavnar • 4 answers
I've been on Pristiq for about three weeks. I am on 50mg. and so far have experienced dizziness. Will that go away in time? I have yet to see it affect my depression and anxiety. I am on Zydis or Zyprexa for anxiety which works pretty well. Betsy
Posted 1 day 14 hours ago by YvonneL • 1 answer
I missed my night dose when should I take it or should I just wait until tonight's dose?
Posted 9 days ago by Boshy83 • 2 answers
I have always had clear skin, a pimple here or there but never like this acne I've got now. I noticed it starting in June and couldn't figure out why I was all of a sudden breaking out. I realized I started taking prestiq in late April and this is the only change. Anyone else had this ...
Posted 25 Aug 2016 by CareBear34 • 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 5 Sep 2016 by Emilyjean • 0 answers
Wanting to know wether many people have loss of libido as a side effect?
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