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Pristiq for depression side effect

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Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

of the groggy and constipation side effects my doc suggested Pristiq 50 mg. Even though they are essentially the same drug I almost immediately found myself depressed once on Pristiq. Is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shubham Mehta ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.    Alexander H. Sheppe MD

my 100mg a day dose of pristiq is not working like it was. Im experiencing light headedness a bit like missing a dose. Is its effectiveness wearing off. I thought it was the generic brand so I changed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Ashok Kumar MD

Hi I am 65 with no medical issues except anxiety/ depression . I had been taking Pristiq , felt ... of antidepressants and their side effects and felt that Wellbutrin was very conservative on... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

I am on Pristiq for depression . I started using the drug six months ago. Around the same time, I ... (Tricor) and last evening I read somewhere on the internet that Pristiq causes joint pain. Can you... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

imagination? In effect, suffering from mild manic depression ( bipolar disorder ). They put me on aripiprozole, that actually DOES seem to be causing constipation , and vertigo , as I have seen are common... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr. Shailja Puri Wahal MD

pills who I can not tolerate mainly due to the side effects. I live every day in pain and now severe depression. I don t know how much I can live like this and my medicare will not cover... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri Wahal ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

I have had an hysterectomy at 27 and now I m 42. In the last year I have started to have anxiety and depression. My husband and I are going through a tough time possible divorce. My Doctor put me on Pristiq... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Nishikant Verma MD

. Is this a normal side effect? ...Have been on Effexor XR 75 mg for about 2 weeks now and the past 3 days my depression has worsening ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishikant Verma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Prashant Gohil MD

I ve been taking pristiq 100 mg for about a year and it is having a flat effect on me. It has helped my depression somewhat. However my motivation and energy us still very low.My doctor has suggested ... View answer

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Dr. Nishikant Verma MD

whole story.I thought that was it too quick and worry about its side effects.He sleeps whole day now. ...My son 26 years exp anxiety attacks and depression after his girlfriend of 10 years left him.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishikant Verma ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi Watson Features described are suggestive of the side effects of Pristiq. Kindly visit your treating doctor for the alternate medication for depression. Reply with thanks

Dr.    Sunil Gupta MD

Hi jenny, Prestiq is Desvenlafaxine and is an effective treatment for depression. The main side effects includes constipation, loss of appetite, dry mouth, dizziness, yawning. You will have to...

Dr. Cori Baill MD

I am glad that Pristiq is helping to alleviate your anxiety and depression. Pristiq acts mainly on the neurochemicals seratonin and norepinephrine. It can take a few months to adjust. 6 days is a short...