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How effective is Pristiq for Generalized anxiety disorder?

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate) is for Generalized anxiety disorder. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 73 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Pristiq

Pristiq (latest outcomes from 15,573 users) has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression.

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Generalized anxiety disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) (latest reports from 15,652 patients) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft, Ativan.

Trend of Generalized anxiety disorder reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 73 people are studied for taking Pristiq in Generalized anxiety disorder




Pristiq effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder


Long term Pristiq effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder

Pristiq effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall31627243
Long term
(1+ years)
13892

Age of people who take Pristiq for Generalized anxiety disorder * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.00%0.00%1.37%32.88%34.25%15.07%13.70%2.74%

Who find Pristiq more effective for Generalized anxiety disorder?

Age of people who find Pristiq more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.00%0.00%3.70%22.22%29.63%22.22%14.81%7.41%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Is there some kind of self help that works for stopping nightmares
    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who has Nightmares - Repeated, and takes Pristiq, Xanax)
    HELP! I am sick and tired (literally) of getting 5-6 nightmares per week. I sleep well but at waking time I get nightmares related to two main anxieties in my life. I cannot go off meds. Can I take them in smaller dosages, beak the dosing times during the day. I know it is the fault (mostly) o ...

  • Is cogentin in the same family as diazapam
    (Asked by a 65 year old man who has Anxiety Disorder, and takes Cogentin)
    I need to know if Cogentin is like a valium or has the same ingredients

  • Is it safe to take effexor and ibuprophen?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Sinusitis, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and takes Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Doxycycline, Alprazolam, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tradjenta, Crestor)
    Have sinus infection which I'm taking doxycycline and ibuprophen for headache. I also take Venlafaxine for GAD. Is it okay to take Advil or acetaminophen while taking venlafaxine, not at the same time??

  • Effects taking lamictal abilify and pristiq
    (Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Blackouts Seizure, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Abilify, Lamictal, Pristiq)
    Although I take these three drugs I am still experiencing symptoms of lethargy, lack of appetite Are these symptoms perhaps side effects of these grubs?

  • Which medication would fit for all condition that i have to take 1 medication?
    (Asked by a 29 year old woman who has Generalised Anxiety Disorder, PTSD, Panic Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalia)
    Is Lorazepam the answer for all this medical condition fix into this medical condition? If it is, that great. But second question is.....is there any other medication that would help besides lorazepam? Im doing this research TO find out what is right for me before I ask my mental Dr about it. I have ...

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    (Posted by a 32 year old woman who has Social Avoidant Behaviour, Agitation, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and takes Viibryd)
    It's been almost a year on Viibryd. I have not had the brain fog/lack of personality I had with Zoloft, I feel like myself and not a zombie. It was a slightly rough start the first two weeks of it due to some increased agitation and insomnia but at a snap of a finger that was gone. I'm on a mild dos ...

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    (Posted by a 37 year old woman who has Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar 2, and takes Mirtazapine, Implanon, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Seroquel, Cymbalta)
    In early September I approached my Psychiatrist to report that I was having sleep paralysis episodes as well as insatiable appetite. I had put on about 20lb in the space of 6 months since the sleep paralysis started. My Psychiatrist opted to wean me off the Mirtazapine and onto Cymbalta. I have n ...

  • Lexapro and memory loss
    (Posted by a 23 year old woman who has PTSD, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Lexapro)
    I actually have no idea what other medicine I was on the week I took Lexapro, it was back at the end of February 2014 right before I checked myself into the psych hospital. I formed no memory for a whole week just because of one drug! My friends and family tell me what happened that week and I have ...

  • Higher than a kite, and dumber than one of those saying i can no longer remember!
    (Posted by a 33 year old woman who has Hallucination, Visual, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Disturbance In Attention, Dissociative Amnesia, Hypomania, Sexual Dysfunction, Hallucinations, Nightmares, Memory Loss, Memory Impairment, Tremor, Mydriasis, and takes Pristiq)
    I told my shrink I didn't want to try anymore antidepressants... that they make me crazy-stupid(pristiq), crazy-nympho(wellbutrin), or crazy-sloth(lexapro). I have complex ptsd, did, and gad. I really don't want to take anything... I just want to work out, eat right, and try to put myself back on tr ...

  • Hit and miss sleep with dextroamphetamine
    (Posted by a 45 year old man who has Social, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Ii Disorder, ADHD, and takes Trazodone Hydrochloride, Ziprasidone Hydrochloride, Lamotrigine, Dextroamphetamine Sulfate)
    Started drug 2 months ago and have seen an improvement in my focus. Ziprosidone for my depression causes me to get dead tired by 7 pm. Once I started taking Dextroamphetamine I started having insomnia 2 times a week. I think I would rather sleep early than stay up all night and then try and stay a ...

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