been taking desvenlafaxine for 2 days how long will this side affect last
Good evening Betty Jo; WITH this desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) and many of this class of medication first it is very important that you take it about the same time each day and don't miss any days. As far as the stomach ache and hopefully you won't get anymore but when you first start them or it the side effects Can last for from 1 to 2 weeks give or take a few days. But you may be able to help this one it is okay to take with some food so it does not sit on an empty stomach. But this really is one of the ones that are pretty effective for those of us that have chronic Depression or Anxiety. Also, you want to make sure you do not miss any days or you will feel like your getting withdrawals from it. But so you know after the 2 weeks to get the full effect of this medication most people start to feel better anywhere from 4 weeks to 8 weeks but as I said the stomach ache will go away within 2 weeks and try it with food. Once you reach the blood level you well know how well it works for you And most get pretty good results the hardest part is getting through the first two weeks. But if it gets too much for you call the doctor sometimes they can give you something for a short period of time that will help you get past this part. Hope this works as good for you as it does for most. You just have to rough it out. all my best of luck to you. And try and have a good weekend at least you know there is the relief to this any other side effect you may feel. Chuck1957. I do know it can be hard but with food, it does seem to help. anything to get you feeling better soon. And feel free to come back if you have any questions I know one thing that helps is talking to people that understand what you're going through. You are far from being alone it's just that people don't like to talk about this type of problem thinking they may be judged or whatever. But we are here and well try and help any way we can. Chuck.
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