Skip to Content

Join the 'Pristiq' group to help and get support from people like you.

Pristiq Questions


We found 468 questions associated with the 'Pristiq' topic.

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

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 ...

how do I stop taking pristiq?

Posted 15 Jun 2009 by anitsuj 8 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?

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

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 ...

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.

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Pristiq - Which med would be the best to help with weight loss?

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 ...

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

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

Anyone have any experience with Celexa...just on day 4?

Posted 9 days ago by Obs 1 answer

Just switched from Paxil to Celexa after 17 yrs. Anyone experience any significant side effects I should be aware of. Thx. I tried Pristiq but headaches and stomach pains after 6 weeks made me quit... oh also 150 mg of wellbutrin which have usedhbefore - mostly curious about Celexa 4 days so far... ...

Want off Effexor XR. Not working?

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 ...

Pristiq side effect - eye problems, help!?

Posted 30 Sep 2016 by alexplease 1 answer

I only took 4 doese of Pristiq. I stopped the medication 15 days ago. My eyes are still swollen and hurting. The area under my eyes and my cheekbones is the worst. I have been to 2 doctors and they didn't take me seriously. My eye doctor told me to take benadryl. My family doctor said there is ...

Pristiq - What do you do for missed dose?

Posted 24 Sep 2016 by YvonneL 1 answer

I missed my night dose when should I take it or should I just wait until tonight's dose?

Page 1 2 3 ... Next

Ask a Question

Further Information

Related Condition Support Groups

Major Depressive Disorder, Depression

Pristiq Patient Information at

Search this Group