Review: could Pristiq cause Anorgasmia?
Summary: Anorgasmia could be caused by Pristiq, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ambien, and have Depression.
We study 13,685 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Anorgasmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anorgasmia and more.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 13,597 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq. Among them, 45 people (0.33%) have Anorgasmia. They amount to 0.80% of all the 5,648 people who have Anorgasmia on eHealthMe.
Time on Pristiq when people have Anorgasmia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Anorgasmia when taking Pristiq * :
Severity of Anorgasmia when taking Pristiq ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anorgasmia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (42 people, 93.33%)
- Anxiety (12 people, 26.67%)
- Major depression (8 people, 17.78%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 13.33%)
- Eye infection (4 people, 8.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (7 people, 15.56%)
- Klonopin (5 people, 11.11%)
- Lamictal (5 people, 11.11%)
- Nexium (5 people, 11.11%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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