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How long do withdrawals from Prestiq last?

Posted 15 Jan 2012 by angbob 41 answers

My Dr. gradually tapered my dose, but the side effects are horrible. I am having dizziness, mind zaps, chills, emotional craziness & just real tired of feeling like this. I took my last dose 5 days ago. How much longer will this last?

Pristiq - Has this caused weight gain or loss in you, and if so how much?

Posted 2 May 2013 by TE Desire 22 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 ...

Dying for sleep, but getting no relief! HELP!?

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 ...

How do I stop taking Pristiq?

Posted 15 Jun 2009 by anitsuj 17 answers

What is an equal dosage of Pristiq 50mg 1 daily and Effexor?

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?

Mood, motivation and energy?

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 ...

Is this standard? Switching from SSRI (Lexapro) to Pristiq--Need feedback from similar situations!?

Posted 8 Aug 2009 by izzothecat 9 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 ...

Has anyone switched from Wellbutrin to Pristiq? Have you had good or bad results?

Posted 18 Jun 2009 by akawonderwoman 13 answers

A few months ago I was switched from Paxil to Wellbutrin due to extreme sadness, but worse than that, complete lack of motivation, both at home and at work. My doctor suggested Pristiq but since it has a much higher co-pay than Wellbutrin, we decided to try Wellbutrin first. For the first 8 weeks ...

I Take Wellbutrin 150mg and Pristiq 50mg a day; Is this a good Combination? Are both SNRI's?

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.

Does Lyrica have an anti-depressant effect?

Posted 31 May 2015 by Letoria 5 answers

I have both type-2 bipolar disorder and fibromyalgia. My bipolar control has been iffy the last year and a half. My MPH is reluctant to play with SSNRIs anymore since I'm on 100 mg of Pristiq -- too worried about serotonin syndrome. Late last year, my PCP decided fibromyalgia was playing an ...

Pristiq - I have problems with a decreased sex drive and difficulty having an orgasm?

Posted 29 Dec 2012 by s6917 6 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.

How long will it take to get the maximum effect from Pristiq?

Posted 18 Sep 2011 by cavnar 5 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

Stopped taking Pristiq - how long before dizziness goes away?

Posted 14 Jan 2010 by esanchez928 8 answers

I was on Effexor 150mg for 10 years and wanted to be drug free. The Dr. said it would be a difficult withdrawal process and suggested I get on Pristiq as it would be easier to withdraw from. What a nightmare! I switched on November 28th from Effexor 150mg to Pristiq 100mg and after 3 weeks went ...

Will I get withdrawal from Klonopin?

Posted 7 days ago by flyon89 4 answers

I was prescribed Klonopin for anxiety and panic attacks, along with Pristiq 50mg. I've been taking 0.25mg of Klonopin daily for two weeks now (before going to sleep) and I'm supposed to quit it soon, once the full effect of Pristiq starts to kick in. Will I get any withdrawal symptoms ...

Has anyone started 50 mg of Pristiq and then increased to 100 mg bc 50 was no longer working?

Posted 1 Jun 2010 by Pristiquser1 3 answers

I have been on Pristiq 50 mg for over a year and it was working great. But recently, within the last month, I haven't felt as good. My doctor increased my dosage to 100 mg. I started taking the 100 mg but I started feeling nauseous so I decided to just take 1/2 of the 100 mg pill. However, I ...

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