Review: Pristiq and Buspar
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pristiq and Buspar. It is created by eHealthMe based on 99 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 7, 2014: 99 people who reported to have interactions when taking Pristiq, Buspar are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate)
- Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Pristiq, Buspar:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||32|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||30|
|Headache (pain in head)||28|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||27|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Pristiq, Buspar:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||6|
|Loss Of Consciousness||4|
|Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)||4|
|Headache (pain in head)||4|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Major depression
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Buspirone hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate) is often used to treat depression. Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Pristiq is used in:
- Buspar is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Pristiq alternatives:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Ive been taking zanaflex 4 mg for a year and my dr added wellbutrin. i take them both at night then take another 4 mg of zanaflex in the morning and i experience extreme drowsiness and a high feeling?
I HAD A STROKE 3 YEARS AGO AT THE AGE OF 37 THAT WAS DUE TO MALFORMED MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. I WAS PUT ON CELEXA WHICH WASNT CONTROLLING MY ANGER SO WAS PUT ON PRISTIQ. AFTER ALMOST A YEAR IT WASNT WORKING AS WELL SO DR ADDED WELLBUTRIN. ALL OTHER MEDS REMAINED SAME BUT HAVE HAD AN ISSUE AFTER TAKI ...
- Is there a record of recovery from abnormal coordination caused by pristiq?
I took prisiq for approximately 6 months and have had coordination problems ever since I stopped taking it. I stopped under my doctors supervision.
- Will it hurt me to take pristiq with adipex?
I was prescribed Pristiq and I'm scared to take it until I know more about the interactions of taking it with the combination of Adipex. Will it harm me to take Pristiq along with my Adipex?
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